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The movie "La Jaula de Oro" excels in the Fénix Awards

The movie "La Jaula de Oro" excels in the Fénix Awards

Posted by Ricardo Vázquez on October 31, 2014

“La Jaula de Oro” (The Golden Cage), about teenagers trying to make it to the US, became the winner of the best movie prize in the first edition of the Fénix Awards, to the best in Ibero-American movies.

The movie directed by Diego Díez Quemada also won the best sound and edition awards.

“This is a great honor and I thank all the team, the actors on the movie and the 600 migrants who shared their experiences. This is to tear down the American dream,” expressed Quemada Díez.

Viggo Mortensen got the best actor award for “Jauja”, while “Heli”, about drug trafficking in Mexico, got the awards for best script and director, both for Amat Escalante.

"What I think about Mexico is there in the movie,” expressed Escalante.

The Fénix Awards ceremony was held in the City Theater, in midtown Mexico City.

Spanish movie "Las brujas de Zagarramundi" (The Witches of Zagarramundi) for the awards for music and art design, while another movie from the Iberian Peninsula, "Sobre la marxa" (On the road) got the award for best documentary.

Brazilian Leandra Leal got the award for best actress for “O lobo atrás da porta" (A wolf behind the door”, while Mexican director Arturo Ripstein was recognized for his 50 years of career

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