TACIT FILMS LTD and Mark Aitken present DEAD WHEN I GOT HERE. A new feature documentary film about a man reunited with his family after they discover him managing a mental asylum run by its own patients in Juárez, Mexico.


I already crossed the desert once. And I will do it again. I will do it again if I have to.  If I have to go deeper again. I go deeper.

Josué Rosales





This website serves as an extension to the feature documentary DEAD WHEN I GOT HERE. News; direct sales of the film and book; exclusive scenes that didn't make the final cut; photo essays and interviews all go towards a more involved experience. There are many contributors. If you wish to add anything then please get in touch.