The Mexican movie has also made its official entry for the Best International Feature Film category at the 94th Academy Awards
The Mexican drama Prayers for the Stolen or Noche De Fuego will now make a digital premiere after its successful screenings at the New York Film Festival and at the BFI London Film Festival. The film had earlier premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on July 15 and won a special mention in the Un Certain Regard section.
The film is all set to drop on Netflix on November 17. The makers recently released a trailer of the drama. The trailer features a group of young girls, who look like they are fending for themselves from evil forces like drug trade and human trafficking. Hailing from the rural village of Guerrero, it is touted to be a coming-of-age drama that revolves around these three Mexican girls. To escape from the clutches of the illegal trades, they attempt to pose as women, by living in the houses of those who have fled the village. More deets on the fate of the girls will be uncovered when the film releases on Netflix.
Helmed by Tatiana Huezo and backed by Nicolás Celis and Jim Stark, the coming-of-age and nail-biting drama features Mayra Batalla, Norma Pablo and Olivia Lagunas in lead roles.
Prayers for the Stolen has also made its official entry at the 94th Academy Awards under the category of Best International Feature Film. The awards function is expected to take place next year on March 27.
Meanwhile, don’t forget to catch the digital premiere of Prayers for the Stolen on Netflix to uncover the fate of the three Mexican girls on November 17.