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Sanctorum

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The spiritual and magical quest of a child for his disappeared mother, in a context of war between the army and the drug traffickers.

Synopsis

In a small town caught in the crossfire between the military and the cartels, live a small boy and his mother. One day, she does not return from the marihuana fields where she works. The anguished boy asks his grandmother where his mom went. Struck with grief, the grandmother tells him to go into the forest and pray to the natural elements that she returns unharmed. As the soldiers arrive and the villagers prepare for their last stand, the awesome power of nature manifests itself.

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SECOND FEATURE

Director: Joshua Gil
Genre: Drama / Fantastic
Original title: Sanctorum
English title: Sanctorum
Country of production: Mexico, Dominican Republic, Qatar
Year of production: 2019
Length: 83 min
Color: Colour
Original language: Spanish / Mixe
Subtitles: English, Spanish, Italian
Cast: Erwin Antonio Pérez Jiménez, Nereyda Pérez Vásquez, Virgen Vázquez Torres,Javier Bautista González, Damián D. Martínez

Scriptwriter: Joshua Gil
Director of photography: Mateo Guzmán, Joshua Gil
Production designer: Rafael Camacho
Editor: León Felipe González, Joshua Gil, Mateo Guzmán
Sound design: Sergio Diaz
Music: Galo Durán
Producers: Marion d´Ornano, Laura Imperiale, Carlos Sosa, Joshua Gil
Co-producers: Alejandro Miranda, Israel Cárdenas, Laura Amelia Guzmán
Production company: Parábola Cine
Co-production company: Cacerola Films, Viento del Norte Cine, Telegrama Audiovisual, Aurora Dominicana, Vertigo Fx
Supported by: EFICINE, Doha Film Institute, Tribeca Film Institute

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Festivals / Awards

Venice International Film Festival: Critic´s Week - World Premiere
Morelia FF, Mexico
Stockholm IFF, Sweden
Goa IFF, India
Márgenes FF, Spain

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