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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.


Movie Details

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

Leading Cast

   Lou Becker

Supporting Cast

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

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Production and Technical Credits

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

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