Marcos Doesn't Live Here Anymore

David Sutherland | Documentary

2019 | 120 minutes | United States

An examination of the U.S. immigration system through the lives of two unforgettable protagonists whose lives reveal the human cost of deportation.


The latest film from acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland, Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore examines the national issue of immigration with the help of two unforgettable protagonists. Elizabeth Perez, a U.S. Marine veteran and immigration activist, tirelessly works to reunite her family after her husband, Marcos, is deported to Mexico. With his signature raw, unfiltered intimacy, Sutherland weaves a parallel-action love story that takes us inside a world often lived in the shadows, on both sides of the border, demonstrating the human cost of deportation.

Main credits

Sutherland, David (film producer)
Sutherland, David (film director)
Sutherland, David (screenwriter)
Wu, Yuying (film producer)

Other credits

Cinematography, Kimmer Olesak.

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DIRECTOR: David Sutherland

NATIONALITY: United States

YEAR: 2019

GENRE: Documentary


COLOR / B&W: Color

GRADE LEVEL: Upper Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, Adults



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