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Pocha: Manifest Destiny (2016)

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Raised in the U.S., Claudia is an undocumented immigrant living beyond her means in a twisted version of the American dream. When she’s arrested by the FBI for credit card fraud, Claudia is quickly deported to México. Speaking no Spanish and lost in her foreign “homeland,” she reluctantly takes refuge at her estranged father’s cattle ranch. As she clashes with her unyielding father, her attempts to return home to the U.S. thrust her into a dangerous bond with a foreign smuggler, Ricky. Caught between her father’s sermons, Ricky’s promises, and the encroaching military, Claudia must navigate a tightrope of impossible choices.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 15th, 2016 (Limited) by Samuel Goldwyn Films, released as Hostile Border
Video Release: April 15th, 2016 by Samuel Goldwyn, released as Hostile Border
MPAA Rating: R for some strong sexual content, nudity, violence and language.
(Rating bulletin 2407, 1/13/2016)
Running Time: 83 minutes
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Keywords: Immigration, FBI, Mexico, Dysfunctional Family, Human-Trafficking, Smuggler
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Veracity Productions, Samuel Goldwyn Films
Production Countries: United States


Jorge Jimenez    Arturo
Sandra Santiago    Inez
Jesse Garcia    Lecho
Maria Del Carmen Farias    Lita
Jeff Chassler    Roger
Sebastian Feldman    Loan Officer
Daniele Watts    Claudia's Friend

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Kaitlin McLaughlin
Co-Director    Kaitlin McLaughlin
Story by    Michael Dwyer
Story by    Kaitlin McLaughlin
Producer    L.J. Kim
Producer    Alicia Dwyer
Executive Producer    Jesse Garcia
Executive Producer    Roberto Urbina
Executive Producer    Tom Xia
Cinematographer    Michael Dwyer
Co-Producer    Brittany Farr
Casting Director    Brittany Farr
First Assistant Director    L.J. Kim
Producer-Key Field Producer    Kathleen Dwyer

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