Jeff Smith 2 p.m., Dec. 18
Gael Garcia Bernal to star in immigration film shot in Baja California
Movie to depict immigrants and American citizen taking border patrolling into own hands
Gael Garcia Bernal, a widely popular Mexican actor and film director, is set to star in a film that will be shot in Baja California, beginning in October. The film, Desierto, is a Spanish language film which will depict Mexican immigrants facing an American who has taken patrolling the border into his own hands.
Desierto will be directed by up-and-coming filmmaker Jonás Cuarón. Jonás is the son of Alfonso Cuarón, a veteran Mexican filmmaker.
Exact locations of the filming in Baja have not been made public yet.
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