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UK Premiere/ Detrás de la montaña + Q&A

We are pleased to welcome director David Romay and actor Marcela Ruiz Esparza for a Q&A following the screening on Thu 12 Mar.

Film details

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, HOME is temporarily closed and this event will no longer be taking place.

We do not know yet how long this closure will last, but this will be at least until the end of March 2020. We will attempt to reschedule as many events as possible and if this is not possible, we will be contacting ticketholders to refund cancelled shows.

More information can be found here

Miguel, a shy and solitary 18-year-old, works as a letter writer for illiterate clients, including his secret crush Carmela. After a tragic incident at home, Miguel heads north from Mexico City to Ciudad Juárez, hell-bent on revenge against his father, who abandoned him at birth and left his mother forever heartbroken. His revenge plan is complicated by the arrival of Carmela in search of her long-absent boyfriend. As a tender but excruciatingly awkward relationship develops between Miguel and Carmela, tension builds as the planned retribution day approaches, but is his father really such a monster?

Shunning tropes of violence and drug trafficking, Ciudad Juárez is a place of solitude, melancholy and neglect. A masterful fiction feature debut, with fantastic performances and beautiful cinematography.