A stifled, small-town young man runs away to Mexico to become a mariachi singer.
This musical tour-de-force explores the reality of following your dreams across cultural, personal, social and geographical borders.
The film brings a unique blend of talent to the screen, starring Shawn Ashmore (X-Men
), Martha Higareda and internationally renowned Mariachi singer Lila Downs. The film depicts the beauty of Mexico and the folklore of its culture in this hearty comedy.
is the official Hola Mexico Film Festival 2012 Opening Night film. The screening will be followed by an after party including a live mariachi band, tequila, beer and mexican food cooked up by local Fitzroy eatery, Los Amates. Ticket price includes food and drinks.