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Original Title (If different): 
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Production country: 
Running time (In minutes): 
94 minutes
Fiction Features
Student film: 
Production year: 
September, 2009
Film Credits
About the Director: 

Rigoberto Perezcano. Zaachila (Mexico). His training as a filmmaker is the result of having directed documentaries. His documentary film XV en Zaachila participated in different festivals, receiving several national and international prizes. In 2001 he landed a Rockefeller-MacArthur Ford scholarship for writing the screenplay of Carmín Tropical his next project. Norteado, is his first full-length feature.

Film director: 
Rigoberto Perezcano
Edgard San Juan
Edgard San Juan & Rigoberto Perezcano
M. Schverdfinger
Film photographer: 
Alejandro Cantú
Ruy Garcia
Art Director: 
Ivonne Fuentes
L. Oyanguren
Cast 1: 
Harold Torres
Cast 2: 
Alicia Laguna
Cast 3: 
Sonia Couoh
Cast 4: 
Luis Cárdenas
Film synopsis: 
Andrés reaches the Mexican border to cross into the United States. Between each attempt, he discovers that Tijuana, the city that adopts him, is a troubled one. As he waits there, Andrés is not only confronted with his feelings and what he left behind, but also with those he meets in Tijuana: Cata, Ela, and Asensio.
Budget Range: 
Between $100 000 and $1 Million
Technical infos
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Original Film Format: 
35 mm
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Film Sound: 
Video master available ?: 
Video Type: 
Digital Betacam NSTC
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Festival selections: 

Festivals 2009 Toronto IFF / San Sebastian IFF / Vancouver IFF / Chicago IFF / Middle East IFF / AFI Film Fest LA / Starz Denver FF / Thessaloniki IFF / Bratislava IFF / Marrakech IFF Festivals 2010 Palm Spring IFF / Rotterdam IIFF / Fribourg IFF / Miami IFF / AFI Dallas IFF / New Directors - New Films / BACIFI / San Francisco IFF / Cinema Novo FF / River Run IFF / Munich IFF / Edinburgh IFF / Sarajevo IFF / Munich IFF / Edimburgh IFF / etc..

Awards received: 
ROTTERDAM IFF 2010 - KNF Award FRIBOURG IFF 2010 - Special Jury Award ARIEL AWARD 2010 - Best Edition LLEIDA LATIN-AMERICAN FF 2010 - Best first film CINEMA NOVO FF 2010 - Amakourou Award LATIN AMERICAN FF UTRECHT 2010 - Jury Award RIVER RUN IFF 2010 - Best Screenplay MARRAKECH IFF 2009- Grand Prize for Best Film THESSALONIKI IFF 2009 - Best director BRATISLAVA IFF 2009 - Best Actor / FIPRESCI Prize SAN SEBASTIAN IFF 2008 -14 Work in Progress Award
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Av. Rosario Manzaneque 25, Torrelodones 28250 Madrid Spain
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2011 Cape Winelands Film Festival

Thank You for entering your film to our festival.
Looking forwar to receive your entry soon !
Warmest Regards
Leon vd Merwe
Festival Director
Cape Winelands Film Festival


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