Upon Entry

Alejandro Rojas & Juan Sebastián Vasquez | 1h 17 min | Spain
Original title: Upon Entry
Director: Alejandro Rojas & Juan Sebastián Vasquez
Year: 2023
Duration: 1h 17 min
Country: Spain
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: Swedish

A claustrophobic thriller about racism, abuse of power and bureaucracy. A young couple is moving to the United States from Spain. With dreams of starting a family and achieving new goals in the “land of opportunity”, they pack their bags for a new chapter in life. But upon arrival in the new country, the couple end up in the border police’s interrogation room. The hearings reveal more and more secrets. The hours that follow jeopardize their entire future and strain their mutual trust in each other.

Upon Entry has been awarded a number of prizes at festivals around the world, including a. prize for best film at Tallinn Black Nights.