“Let’s leave this shitty town:” Chicuarotes and coming of age in the periphery
Welcome to a conversation with Mexican screenwriter Augusto Mendoza, the pen behind Chicuarotes (dir. Gael García Bernal, 2019). The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and had its Nordic premiere at this year’s Göteborg Film Festival. It has also been screened in festivals around the world such as Toronto International Film Festival, San Sebastián International Film Festival, Shanghai International Film Festival and Chicago Film Festival, among others.