Thurs 11 July | 20:00 | Pálás Screen 3

2024 | Mexico, USA, France | 125’

Spanish (English Subtitles)

Sujo is a powerful and moving film from Mexican filmmakers Fernanda Valadez and Astrid Rondero. When a cartel gunman is killed, he leaves behind Sujo, his beloved four-year-old son. The shadow of violence surrounds Sujo during each stage of his life in the isolated Mexican countryside. As he grows into a man, Sujo finds that fulfilling his father’s destiny may be inescapable.  
Winner of the 2024 Sundance Film Festival, World Cinema Dramatic Grand Jury Prize.

Irish Premiere

Directors/Writers: Astrid Rondero, Fernanda Valadez
Producers: Jewerl Ross, Diana Arcega, Jean-Baptiste Bailly-Maitre
Cast: Juan Jesús Varela

Principal funder