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Who Is Dayani Cristal?

Directed by Marc Silver
United Kingdom, Mexico, 2013


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?

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Who Is Dayani Cristal? Directed by Marc Silver

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2013 | 2 wins including: World Cinema - Documentary (Cinematography Award)

Abu Dhabi Film Festival

2013 | Winner: Documentary Film Competition (Special Jury Award)

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