Poster
Poster

Upon Entry

(2023)
6.2 / 10

Diego, a Venezuelan urbanist with a passion for sustainable city planning, and Elena, a talented contemporary dancer from the vibrant city of Barcelona, embark on an exciting journey to the United States, armed with their approved visas and dreams of a fresh start. Their hearts filled with hope, they eagerly anticipate the opportunities that await them in the land of endless possibilities, where they plan to flourish professionally and build a loving family.

However, as they step foot into the bustling halls of New York's international airport, their anticipation quickly turns into apprehension. Their path takes an unexpected turn as they are directed towards the secondary inspection area, where stern-faced border officers will subject them to a rigorous and unsettling examination, both physically and mentally. The once vivid dreams of a bright future now overshadowed by an atmosphere of uncertainty.

In this room, filled with tension and anxiety, Diego and Elena find themselves caught in a web of probing questions and penetrating gazes. The officers' inquiries delve deep into their intentions, leaving them feeling vulnerable and exposed. What was meant to be a smooth transition into a new life suddenly becomes a challenging ordeal, testing their resilience and determination.

Diego's expertise in urban planning and Elena's artistic prowess are momentarily overshadowed by the suspicion and skepticism that permeates the air. Despite their innocence and legitimate aspirations, they are made to feel like mere statistics, lost amidst the bureaucratic machinery that relentlessly scrutinizes every aspect of their lives.

Yet, in the face of adversity, Diego and Elena remain steadfast. They draw strength from their shared vision and unwavering determination to overcome these hurdles. They remind themselves that they are not defined by the walls of this inspection room, but by the boundless potential that lies within them.

As the grueling interrogation continues, Diego and Elena's resilience shines through. Their unwavering belief in their abilities, combined with their remarkable love and support for each other, becomes their guiding light in this otherwise daunting situation. With each passing minute, they refuse to let their dreams be shattered, knowing that their true potential lies beyond the confines of this room.

Diego and Elena's story is not just one of two individuals seeking a better life; it is a testament to the indomitable human spirit, capable of enduring even the harshest of challenges. Their journey to the United States may have taken an unexpected turn, but their determination to carve out a brighter future remains unyielding.

Undeterred by the trials they face, Diego and Elena hold onto

Cast
Alberto Ammann
Alberto Ammann
Diego
Bruna Cusí
Bruna Cusí
Elena
Ben Temple
Ben Temple
Laura Gómez
Laura Gómez
Colin Morgan
Colin Morgan
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