WHO IS DAYANI CRISTAL?

By Marc SILVER

MUNDIAL - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Completed 2013

Actor and producer Gael Garcia Bernal sets off on an incredible journey that will take him across thousands of miles to retrace an immigrant's footsteps and investigate his humble beginnings in hopes of answering the question: Who is Dayani Cristal?

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Los Cabos FF 2013
Competencia Int'l
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM, USA, MEXICO
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 80 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marc SILVER
    • Writer(s)
    • Mark MONROE
    • Producer(s)
    • Gael GARCIA BERNAL (CANANA), Lucas OCHOA (PULSE), Thomas BENSKI (PULSE)
    • Synopsis
    • August 3, 2010, Pima County, Arizona—Deep in the sun-blistered Sonora desert beneath a cicada tree, border police discover a decomposing male body. Lifting a tattered T-shirt, they expose a tattoo that reads “Dayani Cristal.” Who is this person? What brought him here? How did he die? And who—or what—is Dayani Cristal?
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