Beautifully photographed fable about the issue of integrating or holding on to cultural identity. First steps in the adult world of two Mexican brothers who are Rarámuri Indians and have to take a package across the wilderness to a remote village. On the way they lose their horse.




Festivals & Awards:


64th Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cimenatografica Venezia*

Toronto Discovery Award

Toulouse Grand Prize

Miami Intl. FF * Best Film Award

Bafici, Special Mention

Gramado FF, Best Film Award







title: Cochochi

genre: fiction / drama

length : 82 mins. color

language : spanish / raramuri

produced by

Canana Films / Canada World Cinema Fund / Buena Onda /

México / Canada / Unided Kingdom


with the support of

Imcine / Conaculta






a film by Laura Amelia Guzmán

& Israel Cárdenas