The Wall of Mexico

The Wall of Mexico

Don, a young handyman, is hired by the Aristas, a wealthy Mexican-American family with two outrageously decadent daughters. The source of the Aristas' wealth is a mystery to Don. Living in nearby Winfield, he soon learns tensions are high between the Aristas and the poor white townspeople, and that this has something to do with the Aristas’ well, which Don is asked to guard at night. People are superstitious about the well. Don learns the Aristas are selling wellwater at alarming prices. Don becomes infatuated with the younger daughter, Tania. As the water level drops, possibly from theft, the situation comes to a boil, and the Aristas decide to build a massive wall.

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Zachary Cotler

Magdalena Zyzak


Directors: Zachary Cotler, Magdalena Zyzak
Executive Producer: Craig R. Johnson
Producer: Marla Arreola, Adrian Durazo, Sarahi Castro
Screenwriter: Zachary Cotler
Cinematographer: Lyn Moncrief
Editor: Gabriel Foster Prior
Music: Zachary Cotler
Principal Cast: Jackson Rathbone, Esai Morales, Mariel Hemingway, Xander Berkeley, Moises Arias, Carmela Zumbado, Marisol Sacramento, Alex Meneses, Blake Lindsley


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Year: 2019
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Screening Section: Narrative Spotlight
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: ["United States"]
Language: English, Spanish
Runtime: 110:18 mins