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Saturday, August 3 at 4PM
Smooth talking 17-year-old Juan is the fastest ambulance driver in Mexico City. His family, the Ochoas, operate a private ambulance service, a necessity in a city where the government provides only 45 ambulances for a population of 9 million.
While striving to provide the best service they can in a highly competitive climate, the Ochoas’ altruism is stretched to breaking point by corrupt officials and customers who can’t or won’t pay. Award-winning cinematography puts us in the thick of the action, racing neck-and-neck with other vans through the sprawling city, with Juan and his family as the warm heart at the centre of this thrilling doco.
Q&A with the director Luke Lorentzen after the screening
Profound and thrilling cinema verité filmmaking - Sundance Film Festival
Director: Luke Lorentzen
Countries: USA, Mexico
Language: Spanish with English subtitles
|Running Time||1hr 21m|
|Rating||MA15+ | Mature Audiences|
The debt contemporary culture has towards Munch is impressive, from Andy Wharhol to Ingmar Bergman, from Marina Abramovich to Jasper Johnes.
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