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Jose Angel Bichir ...
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Julieta Egurrola
Dagoberto Gama
Julio Huidobro
José Juan Meraz
Benjamin Ocaranza
Leonardo Ortizgris
Manuel Plata López
Ricardo Polanco
Gabino Rodríguez
Javier Zaragoza
Manuela Ímaz ...
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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. Uncle Manuel, a remarkable man, is determined to help his adolescent nephews and support his brother-in-law, an unemployed unionist. Mother's home is now a place where the family, amid lost dreams, is in danger of disintegration. Written by Production

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Adiós mi chapparrita
By Lorenzo Barcelata y el Trío Calavera
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