Filiberto is a seasoned traveller of the rails and the younger migrants look up to him, like a mentor. This time he is travelling with his 17 year old daughter, and though he laughs with the other migrants, he always has one watchful eye out for her. The group take a rest stop in Orizaba, Mexico, sharing food and laughter, united by the dangers they face, including hunger, the Mexican authorities, and risk of falling from the train. A whistle blows and it is time to be moving again. The train judders into motion. But where's Filiberto? Can he and his daugher keep up as a throng of bodies race for the speeding wagons?
Winner of 2007 NY Festivals Award