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Bajo California: El límite del tiempo (1998)

Damian is a married artist living in Los Angeles with his wife. After he accidentally hits a woman with his car and flees the scene, he seeks atonement and travels alone to Mexico, both to ... See full summary »

Director:

Carlos Bolado (as Carlos Bolado Muñoz)

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Carlos Bolado (screenplay) (as Carlos Bolado Muñoz), Carlos Bolado (story) (as Carlos Bolado Muñoz) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Damián Alcázar ... Damian
Jesús Ochoa ... Arce
Fernando Torre Laphame Fernando Torre Laphame ... Viejo (as Fernando Torre-Laphan)
Gabriel Retes ... Caminante
Claudette Maillé ... Esposa
Ángel Nozagaray Ángel Nozagaray ... Judicial Federal
José Manuel Poncelis ... Indigena (as Manuel Poncelis)
Emilia Osorio Hinojosa Emilia Osorio Hinojosa ... Hija de Damián
Justine Shapiro Justine Shapiro ... Wife's voice (voice)
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Storyline

Damian is a married artist living in Los Angeles with his wife. After he accidentally hits a woman with his car and flees the scene, he seeks atonement and travels alone to Mexico, both to find peace and to reconnect with his family roots. Assisted by local guide Arce, Damian locates his grandmother's resting place and searches for redemption through a long trek in the arid wilderness of his ancestral land.

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

8 September 1998 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Under California: The Limit of Time See more »

Filming Locations:

Baja California, Mexico See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Caldo for the Soul
31 October 2006 | by singer41See all my reviews

My wife and I were still in a feverish shock the night of Septmber 11, 2001 when this movie came on the Independent Film Channel.

How engrossing, what film making, and how soul nourishing -- we could finally go to sleep with some hope to cling to.

The main character is a blocked artist who accidentally kills (or injures) a pregnant immigrant running across a highway in order to reach the USA. He cannot escape his guilt and shame and decides to go on a trek to his ancestors' home - Baja California. 'nuf said.

CALDO is the word for SOUP in Spanish - and 'Bajo California' is soup for a weary soul.

PS - who do we lobby to get a DVD of this film?


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