Teenager Hatzín travels from Mexico City to collect the remains of his father, found in a communal grave in Northern Mexico. But a casual encounter with a man who he shares a physical resemblance with introduces both doubt and hope around the truth.
Venezuela’s submission to the Oscars® this year, Lorenzo Vigas’s gripping thriller beats with a politically conscious heart. Informed by the plight of migrant workers in Mexico, the central mystery of mistaken identity is shatteringly poignant, capturing the human cost when lives become disposable.
Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003, Russia
Luis Buñuel, 1930, France
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Erick Zonca, 2008, France
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Aditya Assarat, 2007, Thailand
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Marjane Satrapi,Vincent Paronnaud, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria