Luis is 27, and lives in the remote peasant village of Sierra de Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. Here, families are numerous and the land is scarce and arid. Like most of the local people, Luis’ parents are Mixtecos Indians who survive by growing corn and selling jelly at the weekly local market. But Luis has a dream of how he will escape the surrounding poverty and be able to look after his parents in their old age. Inspired by classic movies of Mexican boxing heros, he’s training to become a famous boxing champion in the United States. Life follows him as he travels north to the Mexican border, joining other migrants determined to outwit the US frontier guards and scale the wall to the New World to realise their dreams’¦.
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