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The Girl

Director: David Riker

Writer: David Riker

Cast: Abbie Cornish, 

Maritza Santiago Hernandez,

Will Patton

Producer: Paul Mezey

Co-Producers: Douglas Cummins, Christian Valdelièvre, Tania Zarak

Country: US / Mexico

Distribution / International Sales:

Goldcrest Films

Year: 2012


Struggling with the loss of her child to social services, a single mother is trapped in the quicksand of her south Texas life, unwilling to accept the consequences of her actions. When her past collides with a young child from Mexico, she begins a journey that will change her life – teaching her that she is the architect of her own fate and learning what it is that truly defines home.

Nominated: Jury Award,

Tribeca Film Festival 2012

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