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“Nobody’s Watching” is an immigration story not about acquiring a green card, but about the confrontation of self and truth. The protagonist, Nico, overstays his visa, which happens to 40% of undocumented immigrants in the United States. In his struggle, Nico must confront the true reasons for leaving home and reclaiming his identity through self-discovery and self-worth. That Nico happens to be an actor — and a struggling one at that — only adds to his ability to disappear into his own lies.
Solomonoff is a lauded name in Latin American cinema, and her films have gone