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Cuentos de hadas para dormir cocodrilos (2002)

A man who travels back to the house of his father, grandfather and backwards.

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Arturo Ríos ...
Arcángel / Miguel Arcángel
Luisa Huertas ...
Isabel, the Neighbor
Miguel Santana ...
Arcángel as a young boy
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Teresa
Dagoberto Gama ...
Domingo
Leticia Gutiérrez ...
Asunción
Baltimore Beltran ...
Gabriel
Mayra Serbulo ...
Refugio
Natalia Traven ...
Soledad
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The Story Teller
Rodolfo Guerrero ...
Arcángel's Father
Salomón Reyes ...
Gabriel's brother
Iván Rafael González ...
Domingo as a child
Graham Hernández Erdely ...
Arcángel's Son
José Concepción Macías ...
The Priest / The Name Seller
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A man who travels back to the house of his father, grandfather and backwards. He is in search for his salvation and his son salvation from a family curse. The movie mixes the personal life of the ancestors of this man as well as historical moments for México such as The Reform War, the Mexican Revolution, etc. Written by <lenind@terra.com.mx>

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Bedtime Fairy Tales for Crocodiles  »

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