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In search of a better life, Max and Leo are taken by their mother, Lucia, from Mexico to Albuquerque. Struggling to gain a foothold in their new home, their mother suggests that while they wait for her to return from work, they listen to English lessons on an old tape recorder. As the children improve their English, they also build an imaginary universe with their drawings and dream about mom’s promise of going to Disneyland.

THE WOLVES is an intimate portrait of the lives of these two young boys, played by real-life brothers. The semi-autobiographical story comes from the hazy images of the director's memories, telling a story about childhood, uncertainty, migration, a family’s reintegration, adaptation to new surroundings, and the meaning of home.
  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    95 minutes
  • Language
    Spanish, English, Cantonese
  • Country
    Mexico
  • Note
    English Subtitles
  • Director
    Samuel Kishi Leopo
  • Screenwriter
    Samuel Kishi Leopo, Sofía Gómez Córdova, José Luis Briones
  • Producer
    Leticia Carrillo Silva, Inna Payán Stuopignan
  • Cinematographer
    Octavio Arauz
  • Editor
    Yordi Capó, Carlos Espinoza Benítez, Samuel Kishi Leopo