Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Cadejo Blanco

Year: 2021
Country: GUATEMALA
Language: Spanish
Run Time: 125 minutes

Cadejo Blanco
Cadejo Blanco
Cadejo Blanco
Cadejo Blanco

Unlike her rebellious sister Bea, Sarita doesn’t spend much time partying or clubbing. But after being talked into a night out in Guatemala City, Sarita dresses up and joins Bea on the dance floor, letting loose for a rare moment. Following a drunken argument with her sister, Sarita goes home early, leaving Bea at the club with her gang-affiliated ex-boyfriend, Andrés. In the morning, Sarita is distraught to find that Bea never made it home. When the police seem uninterested in pursuing her sister’s disappearance, Sarita realizes it is up to her to find out what happened to Bea. Convinced that Andrés is responsible, Sarita approaches him, posing as an aspiring member of his gang, and slowly immerses herself into his world. Finding herself in increasingly dangerous situations, Sarita remains steadfast, stopping at nothing to get to the truth. A breathtaking crime thriller, CADEJO BLANCO craftily unfolds its suspenseful layers against the backdrop of Guatemala's grisly gang violence. —G.S.

This film contains flickering or flashing lights that may affect those with photosensitive epilepsy.

CIFF46 Screenings

KeyBank State Theatre

Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 5:05 PM

CIFF46 Streams On Demand

Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM -
Sunday, April 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Streams Access: Regional: OH, PA, MI, IN
Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: Yes

Sidebars
Latinx & Hispanic Cinema
Women of the World

Competition
International Narrative Competition

Director

Director
Justin Lerner

Producers
Mauricio Escobar, Ryan Friedkin, Jack Hurley, Justin Lerner

Screenwriting
Justin Lerner

Cinematography
Roman Kasseroller

Editing
Justin Lerner, Cesar Díaz

Principal Cast
Karen Martínez, Rudy Rodríguez, Pamela Martínez, Brandon López

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