A Wolfpack called Ernesto

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A Wolfpack called Ernesto

A Film by Everardo González

2023 - Mexico/France/Switzerland - Documentary - 1.85 - 78 min.

Language: Spanish
Produced by Roberto Garza , Inna Payán & Jean-Christophe Simon

In Mexico, 350 000 people have been killed over the last 15 years by armed perpetrators, 30 000 of which are under 18. A WOLFPACK CALLED ERNESTO is a travel exploration to the bowels of the most fragile link on the chain: kids. The film follows the paths of the youths collectively named "Ernesto" – victims as well as sicarios – who in a certain moment of their lives had access to a gun, used it to kill, and soon became a part of the many pieces of a crime organization.

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