Who is Dayani Cristal?
Deep in the sun-blistered sonora desert beneath a cicada tree, arizona border police discover a decomposing male body. Lifting a tattered t-shirt, they expose a tattoo that reads "Dayani Cristal".
Who is this person? What brought him here? How did he die? And who—or what—is Dayani Cristal?
Following a team of dedicated staff from the Pima County Morgue in Arizona, director Marc Silver seeks to answer these questions and give this anonymous man an identity. As the forensic investigation unfolds, Mexican actor and activist Gael Garcia Bernal retraces this man's steps along the migrant trail in Central America. In an effort to understand what it must have felt like to make this final journey, he embeds himself among migrant travelers on their own mission to cross the border. He experiences first-hand the dangers they face and learns of their motivations, hopes and fears. As we travel north, these voices from the other side of the border wall give us a rare insight into the human stories which are so often ignored in the immigration debate.
Starring Gael García Bernal
Directed by Marc Silver
Running Time - 1:25
Genre - Documentary
Opened in Theaters - Friday, April 25th, 2014
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