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by David Pablos


The Chosen Ones turns on 15-year-old, Ulises, who is being groomed by his father to enamor young girls, tricking them into prostitution. But he falls in love with Sofia, his first victim, who’s just 14. To save her, his father demands he seduces a second girl, entangling Ulises in the world of juvenile prostitution that he was trying to avoid, from which escape comes at a very high price

international title: The Chosen Ones
original title: Las elegidas
country: Mexico, France
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: David Pablos
film run: 105'
screenplay: David Pablos
cast: Nancy Talamantes, Oscar Torres, José Santillán Cabuto
cinematography by: Carolina Costa
film editing: Miguel Scheverdfinger
producer: Pablo Cruz
production: Manny Films, Canana
backing: CNC
distributor: ARP Sélection


main awards/selection

Cannes Film Festival 2015Un Certain Regard
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2015
Horizontes Latinos
Zurich Film Festival 2015 
Stockholm International Film Festival 2015 

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