Parsley / PerejilDirected by José Maria Cabral
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Directed by: José María Cabral
Writers: José María Cabral, Arturo Arango, Nuri Duarte, Joaquín Octavio, Xenia Rivera
Produced by: Rafael Elías Muñoz
Cast: Cyndie Lundi, Ramón Emilio Candelario, Gerardo Mercedes, Juan María Almonte
A quiet night in a village bordering the Dominican Republic and Haiti becomes a violent test of survival for mother-to-be Marie in this powerful new film from writer/director José María Cabral, inspired by the little-known Parsley Massacre of 1937.
In 1937, near the border between the Dominican Republic and Haiti, a young Haitian woman named Marie is expecting her first child with Frank, her doting Dominican husband. After her mother’s burial, she is awakened in the middle of the night by distant screams. The immediate execution of all Haitians on Dominican soil has been ordered — the so-called “Cut” — and what seals a victim’s fate is whether or not they can pronounce “perejil” (parsley). Marie takes off to find Frank in the next town over, with nothing but the clothes on her back.