Rene and Naomi are a young married couple. One night Naomi disappears without leaving any hint of her whereabouts. Rene receives a phone call from someone who claims to have seen her in a car accident, but there is no evidence whatsoever of this. Rene later discovers that he and Naomi were both in the accident, but he can’t remember because they were taken right after to an experimental lab, where they are both connected to a computer that provides them with virtual life.

Wake (2013)


Dominican Republic


Spanish, with English subtitles




José María Cabral

José María Cabral

José María Cabral

Born in 1988, José María Cabral is a Dominican film director, screenwriter and producer. His first feature film, Jaque Mate (2011), was screened at many film festivals and selected as the Dominican entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards. He then wrote and directed Arrobá (2013), a sci-fi comedy. Wake (2013) is his most recent film.

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