A stone's throw - A tiro de piedra

A Stone's Throw is a film directed by Sebastián Hiriart . It premiered on December 18, 2010 at the Donostia International Film Festival in San Sebastián, Spain. [ 1 ]


Jacinto Medina, a 21-year-old, is bored with his life as a pastor in northern Mexico, San Luis Potosí. One day he finds a key ring on the ground and sees it as a sign while guiding himself by his dreams, he will embark on a journey that will make him travel thousands of kilometers to the United States, suffering the vicissitudes of any illegal immigrant, only his The goal is not to get a job on American soil. [ 2 ]


The filming of this film had locations in different states of the Mexican Republic, among which are San Luis Potosí, Coahuila, Chihuahua and Sonora. In the United States, the locations were in Arizona, California and Oregon. [ 2 ]



  1. "A stone's throw" . Mexican Institute of Cinematography . Retrieved October 17, 2015 .
  2. a b "A stone 's throw away ." National Film Archive (A-06007).