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SARIA explores the unimaginable hardships faced by young female orphans at the Virgen de La Asuncion Safe Home in Guatemala, leading up to the tragic fire which claimed 41 of their lives in... See full summary »

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Bryan Buckley
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Estefanía Tellez Estefanía Tellez ... Saria
Gabriela Ramírez Gabriela Ramírez ... Ximena
Verónica Zúñiga Verónica Zúñiga ... Deysi
Leticia Zúñiga Leticia Zúñiga ... Girl 1
Daiana Morales Daiana Morales ... Girl 2
Madeleine Jiménez Madeleine Jiménez ... Girl 3
Estrella Mejía Estrella Mejía ... Girl 4
Hilda Acosta Hilda Acosta ... Girl 5
Leslie Ávalos Leslie Ávalos ... Girl 6
Marisol Gayosso Marisol Gayosso ... Girl 7
Reyna Mancera Reyna Mancera ... Girl 8
Nahomy Jazmin Nahomy Jazmin ... Girl 9
Estela García Estela García ... Girl 10
Cristina García Cristina García ... Girl 11
Vareli Carmona Vareli Carmona ... Girl 12
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SARIA explores the unimaginable hardships faced by young female orphans at the Virgen de La Asuncion Safe Home in Guatemala, leading up to the tragic fire which claimed 41 of their lives in 2017. We follow the story of two inseparable orphaned sisters - Saria 12, and her sister Ximena 14, as they fight against mounting daily physical abuse at the very institution designed to protect them. In the sisters' desperation for survival, they devise a daring plan of escape for all the orphans to find freedom in America.

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Country:

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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

20 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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Saria See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,155,505, 2 February 2020

Gross USA:

$318,808

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$318,808
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Hungry Man, Tonic Films See more »
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Untold story
19 January 2020 | by alansabljakovic-39044See all my reviews

It was rushed a lot and I would prefer more characterization. The fact that this is based on true story is an absolute bummer.

Best live action shorts ranked: 1. Neighbors' Window 2. Une Soeur 3. Nefta Football Club 4. Brotherhood 5. Saria


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