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Santitos (1999)

When St. Jude appears to her to tell her that her daughter is still alive, Esperanza goes on a search to find her daughter.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Dolores Heredia ... Esperanza
Demián Bichir ... Cacomixtle (as Demian Bichir)
Alberto Estrella ... Ángel
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pedro Altamirano Pedro Altamirano ... Ministerio Público
Roberto Cobo ... Doña Trini
Roger Cudney ... Scott Haines
Mónica Dionne Mónica Dionne ... La Morena
Juan Duarte Juan Duarte ... Fidencio
Josefina Echánove ... La Profesora
Felipe Ehrenberg Felipe Ehrenberg ... Alto
María Amparo Escandón ... La Adicional
Ana Bertha Espín Ana Bertha Espín ... Soledad
Flor Eduarda Gurrola Flor Eduarda Gurrola ... Paloma
Miguel Gurza Miguel Gurza ... Panteonero
Pilar Ixquic Mata Pilar Ixquic Mata ... La Flaca
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Storyline

When St. Jude appears to her to tell her that her daughter is still alive, Esperanza goes on a search to find her daughter.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Mexico | France | Spain | Canada | USA

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

28 January 2000 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Esperanza et ses saints See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$85,000, 4 February 2000, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$12,131, 26 November 2000
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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deserves the success of kindred "Like Water for Chocolate"
25 February 2000 | by ChaacSee all my reviews

This is really an excellent movie. I was very surprised to read the great reviews it got in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Sun-Times, Dallas Morning News, New York Daily News, Time Out, LA Weekly, Movie Maker, etc. Incredible reviews appeared on most newspapers in Spain as well. I highly reccomend to see this fun picture becauser the story is unique, the acting superb, and the light-hearted way of telling this story is unforgettable. Don't miss this classic


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