FILMS -GENRE -MEXICO I

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La Mancha de Sangre (1937)
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(70 mins.)
 
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Espaldas mojadas (1955)
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Mexican worker Rafael Améndola runs from the police and cross the Mexican-American border, helped by Frank Mendoza... (116 mins.)
 
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The Strong Arm (1958)
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(85 mins.)
 
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Rosa blanca (1961)
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An illiterate Indian (Ignacio Lopez Tarso) lives an idyllic existence as a landowner on Mexico's Gulf... (105 mins.)
 
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La sombra del Caudillo (1960)
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The movie situated in post-revolutionary Mexico describes the way politics were done in those times... (129 mins.)
Director: Julio Bracho
 
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Deseos (1977)
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(98 mins.)
Director: Rafael Corkidi
 
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The Black Widow (1977)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Arturo Ripstein
 
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¿Nos traicionará el presidente? (1991)
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An international group is trying to destabilize Mexico by assassinating the President. (103 mins.)
 
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Al otro lado (2004)
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Three seperate stories of children from different places seeking to find their missing fathers. (90 mins.)
Director: Gustavo Loza
 
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Historias del desencanto (2005)
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Alejandro Valle's "Stories of Disenchatment" is a contemporary fairty tale about two teenagers and their leisurely trip as they run into a woman of darkness and mystery. (120 mins.)
 
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Quemar las naves (2007)
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Eugenia is a former pop singer who is bedridden and dying of cancer. Her 19 year old daughter Helena... (100 mins.)
 
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Never on a Sunday (2006)
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(125 mins.)
Director: Daniel Gruener
 
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La última mirada (2006)
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A drama centered on the relationship between a painter who's losing his sight and a maid in a Mexican brothel. (123 mins.)
 
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Sultanes del Sur (2007)
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A band of thieves steal from a Mexican bank and travel to Argentina to launder the money. Upon their arrival the plan goes south and it's up to them to figure out what went wrong. (95 mins.)
 
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Amar a morir (2009)
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(119 mins.)
 
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Labios rojos (2011)
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In Mexico City, Ricardo is a family man, pressed by responsibilities, when he finally lands a better job as creative director for an ad agency... (93 mins.)
Director: Rafa Lara
 
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Bad Habits (2007)
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Intertwining stories of abuse, adultery, and anorexia center around a family and with obsessed mother living in Mexico City. (103 mins.)
Director: Simón Bross
 
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Under the Salt (2008)
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A series of murders leads commander TRUJILLO to Santa Rosa de la Sal a town close to a salt mine, where he meets VÍCTOR ZEPEDA... (112 mins.)
Director: Mario Muñoz
 
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Love, Pain and Vice Versa (2008)
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A pair of strangers become subconsciously connected after their recurring dreams turn into reality. (85 mins.)
 
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Lake Tahoe (2008)
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A story of a teenager and the strange events that take place in his small town. (89 mins.)
 
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El cobrador: In God We Trust (2006)
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1) globalization of violence, violence of globalization? 2) serial killers, social killers? 3) a mine... (92 mins.)
Director: Paul Leduc
 
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Divina confusión (2008)
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The Greek Olimpian Gods engage in the human life experience to its full intensity, for which they choose... (105 mins.)
 
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Déficit (2007)
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Two different social classes get together at a family gathering in Mexico. Based on the TV project "Ruta 32". (79 mins.)
 
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The Zone (2007)
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Residents of an enclosed neighborhood in the middle of Mexico DF are shocked by a violent crime, and for one resident in particular, young Alejandro, the drama is ratcheted up when he encounters the lone kid who escaped the event and is hiding out within the neighborhood's borders. (97 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Plá
 
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Used Parts (2007)
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Ivan, a 14-year old boy, lives with his uncle Jaime, a mediocre dealer of used car parts. Both of them... (95 mins.)
 
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Bella (2006)
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One day in New York City changes three people forever. (91 mins.)
 
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Satanás (2007)
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Based on the Mario Mendoza's book and inspired by true events, tells three interconnected stories happening in the eve of the infamous Pozzetto Massacre. (95 mins.)
Director: Andrés Baiz
 
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2033 (2009)
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The first installment of a planned trilogy, director Francisco Laresgoiti's speculative sci-fi thriller... (100 mins.)
 
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Amor letra por letra (2008)
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Hanna makes a big mistake that puts her on a direct collision course with some eligible and not-so-eligible bachelors... (99 mins.)
 
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Euforia (2009)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Corona
 
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Walking Vengeance (2008)
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Four women plan a dangerous strike against a band of Mexican drug traffickers. Motivated by revenge, this action could change their luck forever. The cast: power, lust and money. (129 mins.)
 
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Blue Eyelids (2007)
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Marina wins a paradise vacation for two, but when she realizes that she has no one to bring along, she decides to invite a stranger named Victor. The pair soon discovers that true love depends more on compatibility rather than idyllic scenery. (98 mins.)
 
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El Estudiante (2009)
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After retiring to the beautiful Mexican town of Guanajuato, a 70 year old decides to follow his dreams and enroll at the university where he stumbles upon a new generation and they are bound together by the novel Don Quijote de la Mancha. (95 mins.)
Director: Roberto Girault
 
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It's Better If Gabriela Doesn't Die (2007)
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Miguel, ayou young soap opera writer promises Bracho, a fanatic cop that the outcome of the soap will be Gabriela Marrying Domenico... (99 mins.)
Director: Sergio Umansky
 
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Deseo (2013)
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Humorous succession of erotic encounters weaved into a daisy chain of delightful sensuality. DESEO is a modern-day adaptation of Reigen (La Ronde)... (97 mins.)
 
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Familia tortuga (2006)
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On the eve of a special day, the family bonds faced with a shared sentiment of a regretted absence, appear fragile... (139 mins.)
Director: Rubén Imaz
 
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40 días (2008)
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(101 mins.)
 
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Sangre de mi sangre (2007)
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A Mexican boy smuggles himself to Brooklyn to meet his long-lost father - only to have his identity stolen upon arrival by an impostor who seeks to steal the fathers' fortune. (110 mins.)
 
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Dos crímenes (1995)
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After being falsely accused of a murder, Marcos (Alcazar) runs away to the small and quiet town of Cuevano... (108 mins.)
Director: Roberto Sneider
 
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Sincronia (2009)
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When Arturo is offered a job in another country, he is forced reevaluate his feelings towards Sandra. They'll both have to make a decision between love and their careers. (83 mins.)
 
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Rudo y Cursi (2008)
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Two siblings rival each other inside the world of professional soccer. (106 mins.)
Director: Carlos Cuarón
 
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Desierto adentro (2008)
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To redeem himself from a great sin, a man dedicates himself to building a church. (110 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Plá
 
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Amar (2009)
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Everyone wants love but no one can seem to get it from the right place. (107 mins.)
 
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Backyard (2009)
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The true story of the border town of Juarez, Mexico where since the mid-1990s thousands of women have gone missing or turned up as sun-burnt corpses in the desert. Can new police captain Blanca Bravo stop the savagery? (122 mins.)
Director: Carlos Carrera
 
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Sin ella (2010)
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Director: Jorge Colón
 
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El libro de piedra (1969)
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A governess Julia comes to work in a bourgeois family that live in an afforested property that they have recently bought... (99 mins.)
 
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El libro de piedra (2009)
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Julieta is a young child psychologist hired by millionaire Eugenio Ruvalcaba, to work with his only daughter... (84 mins.)
 
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Cephalopod (2010)
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A young Basque-Mexican man explores the limits of the Sonoran desert in an attempt to overcome the sudden death of the girl he loved. (90 mins.)
Director: Rubén Imaz
 
54.
Paraiso Travel (2008)
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Love drives two young lovers from Medellin, Colombia to seek fortune in New York City, only to find a harsh reality that will put to test their true love for one another. (110 mins.)
Director: Simon Brand
 
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I'm Gonna Explode (2008)
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Tale of a young couple who throw caution to the wind and set out in search of their true fate. Román is the son of a contemptible... (106 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Naranjo
 
56.
Los bastardos (2008)
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A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task... (90 mins.)
Director: Amat Escalante
 
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Leap Year (2010)
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Laura's personal life consists of one affair after another. She meets Arturo, and the pair enter into an intense, violent sexual relationship. As days go by, Laura crosses out the days on a calendar, revealing her secret past to her lover. (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Rowe
 
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Genesis 3:19 (2004 Short Film)
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(18 mins.)
Director: Dany Saadia
 
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Juegos inocentes (2009)
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(90 mins.)
 
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Hidalgo - La historia jamás contada. (2010)
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From his jail cell at Chihuahua's Military Hospital, Hidalgo begins to remember moments of his life... (115 mins.)
Director: Antonio Serrano
 
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Regresa (2010)
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When her husband Ernesto throws himself into work and refuses to start a family, Maria begins to think... (99 mins.)
 
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Marcelino Pan y Vino (2010)
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The friars of a poor war-ravaged monastery find an infant abandoned on their doorstep. (91 mins.)
 
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Chicogrande (2010)
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Butch Fenton, major of American army, comes for Villa's head and he's gonna get it. The "Punitive Expedition" proved to be the last major campaign of the U.S. Cavalry. Mexican revolution is the first social movement of the century. (95 mins.)
Director: Felipe Cazals
 
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The Good Herbs (2010)
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(117 mins.)
Director: María Novaro
 
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Abel (2010)
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About a peculiar young boy who, as he blurs reality and fantasy, takes over the responsibilities of a family man in his father's absence. (82 mins.)
Director: Diego Luna
 
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Vaho (2009)
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On a dry lakebed in 1964, a trucker and his companion find a baby boy. Years later, interweaving narratives... (115 mins.)
 
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Rage (2009)
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A romantic thriller about a construction worker in hiding for killing his foreman who hides in the mansion where his girlfriend works as a maid. (89 mins.)
 
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The Attempt Dossier (2010)
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Tells the story behind an assassination attempt perpetrated in 1897, by a dipsomaniac man, against the President of the Mexican Republic, General Porfirio Diaz. (120 mins.)
Director: Jorge Fons
 
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We Are What We Are (2010)
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When the patriarch of the family passes away, the teenage children must take responsibility for the family chores: the preparation of the rituals... (90 mins.)
 
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Cabeza de buda (2009)
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A famous and egocentric actor begins a self discovery journey after killing a burglar with a Buddha bust. (90 mins.)
 
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This Is Not a Movie (2011)
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Twisted, apocalyptic satire, THIS IS NOT A MOVIE envisions the end of the world through the bi-polar mind of a strung-out pop-culture addict. Starring Edward Furlong and Peter Coyote, with a jagged, atmospheric score from Slash. (99 mins.)
Director: Olallo Rubio
 
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Viaje redondo (2009)
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Fernanda and Lucia are two girls from different social backgrounds but they travel the same road hoping to reconnect with the ones they love. But the road will teach each of them more than they bargained for. (102 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Tort
 
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El Narco (2010)
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Benjamin Garcia, Benny, is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the narco business... (145 mins.)
Director: Luis Estrada
 
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All Inclusive (2008)
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A family visits an idyllic five-star resort in the Mayan Riviera in order to spend some quality time together for the first time in many years. A series of events will affect each member of the family that will change them forever. (95 mins.)
 
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The Warrior (2011 Documentary)
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(87 mins.)
 
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El baile de San Juan (2010)
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During the final decade of 18th century in Mexico City, capital of the vice-royalty of New Spain, the... (120 mins.)
 
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Victorio (2008)
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A story of redemption, drama and action, where only love can overcome all obstacles. (88 mins.)
 
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El mural (2010)
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While in Argentina, renowned Mexican muralist David Siqueiros paints the mural "Ejercicio plástico"... (110 mins.)
Director: Héctor Olivera
 
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The Prize (2011)
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Ceci, a seven year old girl, has to keep a huge secret, but she doesn't completely understand what is the secret about... (115 mins.)
 
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Aquí Entre Nos (2012)
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Tired of being taken for granted by his wife and 3 daughters, Rodolfo Guerra wakes up one morning and decides not to go to work. Then the craziness begins. (73 mins.)
 
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Bitten Bullet (2009)
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Mauro Hernandez, a young preventive policeman, gets involved in a coke deal, and when problems arise... (113 mins.)
Director: Diego Muñoz
 
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El efecto tequila (2010)
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(111 mins.)
Director: Leon Serment
 
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Preludio (2010)
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A couple meets at a rooftop, arriving early to a party. She's a chef, he's a musician. They share smokes, drinks and life stories. (72 mins.)
 
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Acorazado (2010)
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A Mexican worker tries to migrate to the United States posing as a Cuban immigrant, but destiny has something else in mind for him. (102 mins.)
Director: Álvaro Curiel
 
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Fecha de caducidad (2012)
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Ramona's compulsive life becomes a wreck when she finds out, after a long search that Osvaldo, her only son, has died. (111 mins.)
Director: Kenya Marquez
 
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Days of Grace (2011)
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Mexico City. 2002, 2006, 2010. A cop. A hostage. A wife. Corruption, violence, vengeance. Three destinies, during 30 days, during three Soccer World Cups. Three ways to fight in order to survive. (133 mins.)
 
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Pastorela (2011)
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Agent Jesus Juarez (aka Chucho) has always played the Devil in his town's Nativity Play. This Christmas, when the new pastor of the church recasts the role, the two men engage in a battle between good and evil. (88 mins.)
Director: Emilio Portes
 
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Suave patria (2012)
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Two friends who wants to work as an actors get involved with a corrupt cop and an evil business man to complete an assignment. (92 mins.)
 
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For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)
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A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government. (145 mins.)
Director: Dean Wright
 
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The Last Death (2011)
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Dr. Alexanderson finds an unconscious young man by the doorstep of his cabin. He will try to piece together... (104 mins.)
Director: David Ruiz
 
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Missing Dad (2011)
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Pilar loses the one thing in life that mattered to her and, from that moment on time stops. The present begins blending with the past... (89 mins.)
Director: Lucia Carreras
 
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Ana y Bruno (2016)
An animated adventure about a young girl who seeks out her father in order to help save her troubled mother.
Director: Carlos Carrera