Berlinale

Workers

Synopsis
After a whole life of work at Tijuana, Rafael and Lidia are victims of injustice against their rights and dignity: Rafael learns that due to a paperwork mistake, he will not be entitled to his retirement pension. As for Lidia, she finds out that her employer’s will leave the entire heirloom to the dog. Alone and silently, they´ll begin a battle: Rafael against a company, Lidia against a dog.


World Premiere
Berlin International Film Festival 2013, Panorama

Theatrical release in Germany
December 12, 2013

Festivals
Golden Colon, Huelva Latin American Film Festival 2013
Mezcal Award, Guadalajara International Film Festival 2013
Grand Prix, Split Film Festival 2013
LA Film Fest 2013

Mexico 2013
Director: José Luis Valle
Producers: Zensky Cine (Mexico), IMC INE-FOPROC INE (Mexico), CUEC (Mexico), Autentika Films (Germany) German Distributor: Bildkraft
World sales: MPM Film (France)

Funded in the WCF Jury meeting in October 2013
Funding amount: 5.000 €