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Los motivos de Luz (1985)

Luz is in jail, accused of murdering her own children. Her husband and her mother-in-law say she killed them in cold blood. Dr. Rebollar tries to help the woman, but she refuses to remember... See full summary »

Director:

Felipe Cazals

Writer:

Xavier Robles
4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Reyes Spíndola ... Luz
Delia Casanova ... Dra. Maricarmen Rebollar
Marta Aura ... Lic. Marisela Alférez
Ana Ofelia Murguía Ana Ofelia Murguía ... Suegra de Luz
Alonso Echánove ... Sebastián
Carlota Villagran Carlota Villagran ... Comadre de Luz
Dunia Saldívar Dunia Saldívar ... Presa de celda de enfrente
Georgina Chavira Georgina Chavira
Adriana Rojo Adriana Rojo ... Celadora I
María Prado María Prado ... Agente ministerio público
Luz María Peña Luz María Peña ... Agente ministerio público embarazada
Socorro Camacho Socorro Camacho
Juan de la Loza Juan de la Loza ... Esposo de Maricarmen
José Ángel García José Ángel García ... Cura
Carlos Cardán Carlos Cardán ... Pancho
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Storyline

Luz is in jail, accused of murdering her own children. Her husband and her mother-in-law say she killed them in cold blood. Dr. Rebollar tries to help the woman, but she refuses to remember anything. Luz thinks of jail as the purgatory: it's only one step to reach the Heaven. Written by Maximiliano Maza <mmaza@campus.mty.itesm.mx>

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

6 February 1986 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Luz inditékai See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico City, Mexico

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Based on true events. The movie was written by Xavier Robles based on the real case of Elvia Luz Cruz. See more »

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