Original title: Miguel Alvarez Lleva Peluca
English title:Miguel Alvarez Wears a Wig
Completion Date: September 2012
Production Countries: Mexico, USA, Greece
Shot in Tijuana, Mexico and Los Angeles,CA.
1.85, Color, Dolby SRD
Shooting format: S16Kodak
Preview format: DVD
Screening Format: DCP, HDCAM SR, Blu --Ray, DigiBeta, ProRes 422
"I am not gay. I have cancer."
A tragico-comedy about borders.
Tijuana's la Linea is the most crossed border in the world and also one of the deadliest. Thousands have died trying to cross it illegally in search of a better life. Miguel Alvarez works at the customs office at the border of Tijuana and San Diego with Carlos. Miguel is faced with he threat of having to cross the biggest border of all. He has cancer. However, Carlos has found another way of crossing over. Carlos invites Miguel to the drag show where he performs.
Produced by Nonetheless Productions, CalARTS, Araceli Lemos
Writer/Director: Araceli Lemos
Producer: Giulia Caruso
Director of Photography: Ki Jin Kim
Production Designer: Markos Keyto
Editor: Gregory Rentis
Sound Design and Mix: Nikolas Konstantinou
Sound pre-Mix: Ashish Dha
Felipe CORTES........ Miguel Alvarez
Jose A. SOLORIO.... Carlos
Maria CARLTON........ Maria Alvarez
Eva WALKER............Senora Reyes
Pasqual TORRES...... Manuel Alvarez
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