This observational documentary follows a man who works in the construction of the largest prison in Uruguay. But on the other side of the border with Brazil, he hides a secret that must be brought to light.
AWARDS: Best Documentary. Festival Detour/ Special Mention. AtlantiDoc
OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Visions Du Réel/ Malaga Film Festival/ Atlanta Film Festival/ Doc Buenos Aires/ Muestra Internacional de Documentales de Bogota/ Chicago Latino Film Festival
Prisoner. A man on the border of two lives
While working in Uruguay's biggest penitentiary construction, Miguel leads a double life between two families and struggles to find the courage to disclose the truth to his loved ones.
In a close approximation, the camera follows the protagonist through the Uruguayan and Brazilian territories and constructs the metaphor of an internal prison built inside a character persecuted by his guilt.