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Detained in the Desert (2014)

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Two people on opposite sides of the immigration debate find each other lost in the desert and discover their humanity and the true plight of migrants crossing the Arizona desert.


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Domestic Releases: September 19th, 2014 (Limited)
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 95 minutes
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Keywords: Immigration, Desert, Hispanic
Source:Based on Play
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Real Women Have Curves Studio
Production Countries: United States


   Lou Becker
Alexandra Lemus    Sandie Sanchez
Enrique Morones    Ernesto Martinez
Josh Lutheran    Matt (Dylan) Thompson
Natalie Camunas    J.C.
Javier Lezama    Saul/Raul
Alejandro Ruiz    Chuy
Yvonne Delarosa    Sandi Sanchez

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Josefina Lopez
Producer    Frances E. Chang
Executive Producer    Josefina Lopez
Cinematographer    Judy Phu
Additional Photography-Still Photographer    Judy Phu

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