TACIT FILMS LTD and Mark Aitken present DEAD WHEN I GOT HERE. Compassion and life affirmation are discovered by a man as he manages a mental asylum run by its own patients in Juárez, Mexico. The seeds of hope profoundly brought to life by his daughter in LA who thought him dead, finding him during the making of this timeless film.
'A masterpiece... 1000 Caravaggios.
They are you and you are them - it is our lives.'
Ed Vulliamy - The Guardian
'The most beautiful, moving yet uplifting documentary I've seen in years!
'A great mix of tragedy, pathos, fear and humour… the film is timeless.'