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by Diego Quemada-Diez


Juan, Sara and Samuel, all 15 years old, flee from Guatemala towards the USA. On their journey through Mexico they meet Chauk, a Tzotzil indian who does not speak Spanish and has no official documents. They all believe they will find a better world beyond the USA-Mexico border but they run into a harsh reality.

international title: The Golden Cage
original title: La jaula de oro
country: Mexico, Spain
sales agent: Films Boutique
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Diego Quemada-Diez
film run: 110'
release date: NO 25/10/2013, IT 07/11/2013, FR 04/12/2013, ES 05/12/2013, NL 03/04/2014
screenplay: Lucia Carreras, Gibrán Portela, Diego Quemada-Diez
cast: Karen Martínez, Rodolfo Domínguez, Brandon López, Carlos Chajon
cinematography by: María Secco
film editing: Paloma López Carillo, Felipe Gómez
art director: Carlos Jacques
music: Leonardo Heiblum, Jacobo Lieberman
producer: Edher Campos, Inna Payán, Luis Salinas
production: Animal de Luz Films, Machete Producciones, Kinemascope Films/Mexico
distributor: Parthénos, Pretty Pictures, Golem Distribución, September Film Distribution Netherlands
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