Skip to main content
1963 | B/N | 1h 05 min

A young doctor operates on an injured boy but the boy dies. The boy is the son of Diana´s maid. Diana invites the doctor to a party at her house. Flirtation, seduction, deception and betrayal ensue, and the affair threatens to culminate in fights and hospitals.


Country: México
Direction: Alcoriza; Luis
Script: Galiana; Fernando, Porter; Julio, Daudet Safo; Alphonse
Production: Walerstein; Gregorio
Photography: Solano; Rosalío
Sound: Rodríguez; Enríque, Solís; Rodolfo
Music: Guerrero; Sergio
Cast:Alemán; Julio, Aldama; Julio, Benedico; Augusto, Gálvez; José, Garcés; Laura, Félix; María, Luján; Fernando
Art direction: Fernández; Jorge
Participation year at FICM: 2008

Director Movies

Mecánica nacional

A mechanic and his friends and family go to watch the end of a car race. Characters like the self-sacrificing grandmother, the chauvinist father, the modern daughter, and the braggart, among others, are portrayed with humor, irony, and sarcasm. The film is a mosaic depicting early-1970s Mexico. 

See More

Paraíso

Román, a diver from Acapulco, and his brother Lauro forge a bond with a group of prostitutes. Their relationship with Magali, a member of the clan, becomes a problem when Román falls in love with her.

See More

Faith, Hope, and Charity

A trilogy of short films, each by a different director. Fe is the story of a woman who travels to a far away town in search of a miracle to cure her husband. Esperanza tells of a man who consents to perform in a freak show and be nailed to a cross in the hope that he?ll raise enough money to help his mother. In Caridad, a humble woman throws money to a group of poor children. Soon the children are fighting over it, and then their parents join in

See More

Related News

Elda Peralta
In memory of Elda Peralta
FICM Semana de la Crítica
Mexican short films screened at the 63rd Cannes Critics' Week
EXTINCIÓN DE LA ESPECIE
Interview: EXTINCIÓN DE LA ESPECIE by Nicolasa Ruiz y Matthew Porterfield, a glimpse into the end of the world
XQUIPI (OMBLIGO)
XQUIPI (OMBLIGO), the Isthmian reality of Juan Pablo Villalobos at Critics' Week