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After the authorities refuse to help her find her daughter who has been kidnapped by a cartel, Cielo decides to take matters into her own hands. Her search plunges her into a cycle of violence. The film, which won the Prix du Courage (Un Certain Regard section) at Cannes 2021, is based on a true story and depicts the distressing reality faced by many parents in Mexico.

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  • Swiss Premiere
  • fiction
  • Belgique, Roumanie, Mexique
  • 2021 | 145 min. | Colour
  • Language : Spanish
  • Subtitles : French | English | German
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Habacuc Antonio de Rosario
Teodora Ana Mihai
Cinematography
Marius Panduru
Editing
Alain Dessauvage
Sound
Jean-Stephane Garbe
Manuel Danoy
Federico González Jordán
Valérie Le Docte
Cast
Arcelia Ramírez
Álvaro Guerrero
Jorge A. Jiménez
Ayelén Muzo
Producer
Hans Everaert
Menuetto Films
Print Contact
UDI - Urban Distribution International
Teodora Ana Mihai
Filmobiography

2019 Paket (short)

2017 Alice (short)
2016 Doc World (TV series documentary)
2014 Waiting for August (documentary, awarded in Karlovy and at Visions du Réel)
2000 Civil War Essay (short)

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