Julio Sauce came to the U.S. from the Ecuadorean Andes fifteen years ago searching for a better life. Having never run before, Julio saw the New York City marathon on TV and said ‘One day, I’m going to do that.’ In the midst of a struggling to make ends meet, working long and hard days in the back of a kitchen, and raising a family, Julio manages to run up to 80 miles a week in preparation for the biggest race in the world, the New York City Marathon.
William Ryan Fritch
Yoni Brook, Theo Rigby, Lindsay Mann, David Alvarado, Joshua Z Weinstein
Aspect Ratio: 2K, 17:9
Shot on: RED Epic, Canon C300, Sony FS700
What People Are Saying
“Excellent portrait of the promise of this country to those born outside its borders and the passion, dedication, and willingness to work tirelessly.”
“Amazing story. Really inspiring to all – runners and non-runners, especially struggling immigrants trying to earn a living through hard work.”
“Amazing, just amazing. One of the best documentaries about NYC.”
“Wonderful glimpse into perseverance and triumph.”
“Beautifully done and extremely inspiring.”
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