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By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF

The director Fernando Frías’ feature film “Ya No Estoy Aquí” (“I Am No Longer Here”) will represent Mexico in the 2020 Academy Awards competition for best international film for 2020.

Frías’ powerful drama first premiered late last year at the Morelia Film Festival, where it won both the feature film competition award and the audience award.

Netflix acquired worldwide rights to the film and debuted it on the platform in May of this year.

The movies’ plot centers around the life of a criminal gang member who flees Mexico to New York but later feels a strong pull to return to the gang.

Netflix acquired worldwide rights in 2018 and debuted it on the platform in May.

…Nov. 17, 2020

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