Cayuco (film)

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Directed by María Miró
Produced by Pantalla Canaria, Centro Europeo de Estudios sobre Flujos Migratorios
Screenplay by María Miró
Starring Moussa Ndoye, M’Baye Diouf, Cogna Nang, Ware Faye, Coumba Diouf, Gora Diouf
Cinematography David Beltrán Pérez, Juan Miguel Márquez
Edited by Oscar Martínez, Aarón J. Melián
Release date
Running time
55 minutes
Country Spain

Cayuco is a Spanish documentary film from 2007.


Cayuco documents the hardships that Sub-Saharan Africans have to go through when they embark on the trip through the desert and over the ocean in search of a better life. It's an intimate portrait of the harsh reality of illegal immigrants when they try to reach Europe via the Canary Islands.