At the Gates

By Augustus Meleo Bernstein


Ana, a housekeeper from El Salvador, brings her teenage son Nico to help her clean an affluent family’s Los Angeles home. But after someone rings the front gate, her employers, Marianne and Peter Barris, inform them that immigration officers are searching for them and convince the pair to hide in a basement closet, demanding they hand over their cell phones as a safety precaution. As days go by under the same roof, each family begins to question the other’s true intentions.

In English with French subtitles 


By : Augustus Meleo Bernstein
Year : 2022
Duration : 1h37
With : Vanessa Benavente, Ezekiel Pacheco, Miranda Otto, Noah Wyle, Sadie Stanley
Nationality : USA

Production : Jhanvi Motla, Paulo Torres & Augustus Meleo Bernstein

Script  : Augustus Meleo Bernstein

Cinematography : Alan Torres

Editing  : Jacob Ehrlich

Music : Julia Newman

Production : Picturehouse

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