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At The Gates – trailer

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A housekeeper from El Salvador brings her teenage son to help her clean an affluent family’s Los Angeles home. But after being told by her employers that immigration officers are searching for her, she accepts the invitation to shelter in their house until the crisis blows over. Opens Nov 3, 2023 in LA and NY.
Show transcript
00:10
KV.
00:12
Est Casa.
00:14
Better be annoying Nico.
00:18
Thank you for helping today.
00:19
I'm Mary Ann Barretts.
00:21
Thanks for letting me come work here.
00:24
Have you explained the rules?
00:25
Peter doesn't want anyone going into his office.
00:28
Yes, he won't be any trouble.
00:31
Dining window over there.
00:35
Your door open Anna, why don't you and your son just go in to
00:42
get better.
00:49
The officers that came to the gate work for immigration.
00:52
If you were to try to leave, they're likely waiting for you
00:54
out on the street.
00:56
We have a space in the basement but we need your cell phones
01:01
to make sure they stay off.
01:15
Hey, were you and your former housekeeper close?
01:17
She lived with us.
01:18
What happened?
01:20
My mom could be pretty demanding.
01:22
She'd end up quitting.
01:24
You were sorry again?
01:25
No.
01:26
What are you doing?
01:27
You could not come into my office, Nico.
01:30
You can't just be up here like this.
01:32
It's important that Children see, we treat people like you
01:34
with respect.
01:35
Do you want to get separated from your mom?
01:38
We're committing a crime.
01:39
This is a crime scene and we tried to buy his but I said, look
01:45
you for young.
01:47
They're back happy.
01:48
I'm not young time here.
01:54
We see Mama.