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La Jaula De Oro

La Jaula De Oro

Original Title: La Jaula de Oro
Directors: Diego Quemada-Díez
Mexico
Spanish with English Subtitles
102 min
New Directors Competition
Cinema of the Americas

Synopsis:
Three Guatemalan teens depart on the treacherous 1,200-mile trek towards the United States, riding atop dilapidated trains in the hope of finding a new life. Together they must undergo an unrelenting, arduous journey in which no one they meet can be trusted and catastrophe waits around every corner. Constantly upending audience expectations, this unrelenting immigration thriller will leave viewers at the edge of their seats until its nail-biting climax comes to a shocking close.

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Producer: Inna Payán, Luis Salinas,Edher Campos

Principal Cast: Brandon López, Rodolfo Domínguez, Karen Martínez

Film Format: DCP

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Biography

Diego Quemada Diez: Born in the Iberian Peninsula, raised in the Spanish cities of Burgos, Logroño and Barcelona, he has lived in the American continent for almost the past two decades. His first job in the film industry was in 1995, in Ken Loach’s film Land and Freedom as a camera assistant to the director of cinematography. A year later, he migrated to the USA in order to film Things I Never Told You, (Cosas que Nunca Te Dije), Isabel Coixet’s second long-feature film and produced by Luis Miñarro. He continued his career there, graduating in Cinematography at the American Film Institute (AFI) with the Anthony Hopkins/Amex honorific scholarship. His graduation film as writer/director/DOP, A Table is a Table, won the Best Cinematography award given by the American Society of Cinematographers(ASC). Thanks to this award, he went on to work as Rodrigo Prieto’s camera operator in 21 Grams, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, which opened the doors for him so he could begin to work alongside film directors such as Fernando Meireles (The Constant Gardener), Tony Scott, Cesar Charlone,Oliver Stone and Spike Lee, among others.

Screenplay: Diego Quemada-Díez, Gibrán Portela, Lucia Carreras

Producer: Inna Payán, Luis Salinas,Edher Campos

Editor: Paloma López

Principal Cast: Brandon López, Rodolfo Domínguez, Karen Martínez

Production Companies: Animal de Luz Films, Kinemascope Films, Machete Producciones

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