Compassion and redemption are discovered by a man as he manages a mental asylum run by its own patients in Juárez, Mexico. The seeds of hope profoundly brought to life by his daughter in LA who thought him dead, finding him during the making of this timeless film. 72', 2015

 

'A masterpiece, epic and intimate.

The faces in this film are like a thousand Caravaggios -

they are us and we are them.' Ed Vulliamy, THE OBSERVER

 

'...as beautiful as anything you will find in Bresson or Tarkovsky, it is one of the finest examples of documentary filmmaking I've ever seen.' Scott Graham, SCOTTISH MENTAL HEALTH FILM FESTIVAL

 

'Gripping and tender.' THE LANCET

 

'The film takes people to a place they did not know and did not expect to visit, the humanity of the insane.'

Charles Bowden, WRITER

 

 

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