Why watch this film?
An interesting biographical film starring Gael García Bernal, Cassandro follows the journey of Saúl Armendáriz and his eccentric character Cassandro, an amateur gay wrestler from El Paso who rose to international stardom. Directed by Roger Ross Williams, an Oscar winner for the documentary Life, Animated, the feature film not only portrays Saúl's story in the world of professional wrestling but also his self-discovery as an LGBTQIA+ individual and how he finds the strength to overcome various challenges that exist in this world.
Follows the true story of Cassandro, the ''exotico'' character created by Saúl Armendáriz, gay amateur wrestler from El Paso who rose to international stardom.
Where to watch?
Available at home