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Prodigal Daughter tells the story of a filmmaker’s reconciliation with her Peruvian family after sixteen-years as an undocumented immigrant in California. Fleeing Peru in 1993, Mabel Valdiviezo endures traumatizing experiences and cultural isolation while her family suffers at home. Years later, on the verge of U.S. citizenship, Mabel struggles to reunite with her parents while battling a life threatening illness. A documentary that offers an immigrant’s perspective on issues of present-day importance, Prodigal Daughter evokes universal emotions while exploring intimate relationships.