Well into their 30s, Juan Nuñez and Benjamín Wilson haven't managed to embrace their destinies. They still live in their parents' homes in the Mexico City suburbs, in a comfortable limbo. But they have a plan to distinguish themselves from those that came before them— by breaking into the country's iconic National Anthropology Museum. One fateful Christmas Eve, they pull off the most infamous cultural artifacts heist in Mexican history. But what then?
Inspired by true events, Alonso Ruizpalacios' second feature after his award-winning festival hit Güeros premiered in Competition at the 2018 Berlinale, where it won the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay. Museo (Museum) opens this week in NYC; actor Gael García Bernal and filmmaker Alonso Ruizpalacios will be on hand for Q&A's following several screenings at the Angelika and Landmark 57th Street this weekend.