Demián Bichir Shows Us A Noble, Compassionate Friendship In LAND [Exclusive Interview]

Demián Bichir (left) stars as “Miguel” and Robin Wright (right) stars as “Edee” in LAND, a Focus Features release. Credit : Daniel Power / Focus Features

Demián Bichir and Robin Wright are co-stars in the new film LandBichir’s plays Miguel, who crosses path with Wright’s character, Edee and share a friendship of compassion. 


The Synopsis

A story about healing and the transcendent power of human kindness, LAND follows the journey of a woman searching for a new way to live in the wake of a life-altering loss. Edee Holzer (Robin Wright, “Forrest Gump”) removes herself from society to embark on a solitary existence in the remote mountain wilderness of Wyoming. Living off the grid without no prior wilderness experience, Edee is buffeted by the elements and unprepared for nature’s formidable realities. She struggles mightily against odds that grow steeper by the day, but a timely encounter with a local man, Miguel Borras (Demián Bichir, “The Hateful Eight”), opens the door to deeper understanding of nature as he  teaches her the skills she needs to survive. An unexpected friendship develops between two  wounded souls, and a bond that confers healing and grace.

Robin Wright (left) stars as “Edee” and Demián Bichir (right) stars as “Miguel” in LAND, a Focus Features release.

Demián Bichir became known internationally for his 2012 Oscar nomination for Best Actor in the Chris Weitz film, A Better LifeBichir was born in Mexico City into an established family in the entertainment industry. He began acting at a very young age and was already doing theater by the age of 13. In his early 20s he left Mexico City to attend Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute in New York. Upon his return to Mexico in 1991 his career took off with Sexo, Pudor y Lágrimas making history in Mexican Cinema. On his second attempt in Hollywood he made his debut with In the Time of the Butterflies starring Salma Hayek. Since then he has participated in films like Machete Kills, A Hateful Eight and The Nun. Next month he will be seen in Godzilla vs. King.

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Demián Bichir stars as “Miguel” in actor/director Robin Wright’s LAND, a Focus Features release.

I was excited to connect with the acclaimed Mexican actor Demián Bichir via Zoom to discuss Land. He expressed why he felt he had to be a part of the film after reading the script. In addition, he shared a favorite 80s song in remembrance of his character Miguel’s music playlist. 

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Focus Features will release LAND in theaters on February 12, 2021

Source: LRM Online Exclusive

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Nancy Tapia

Nancy Tapia has been an interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review Media since 2011. Former UCLA Bruin specializes in Operations Management. Covering entertainment has been an unexpected lively journey. Always open to the next, new experience. From solo traveling to adding a new peak to her personal 100 Hike Challenge. Follow her on Instagram @inancytapia and Twitter @MissTapia09

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