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1934 | B/N | 79:00

In a nineteenth-century monastery, two monks get into a fight. When called into confession, each tells a different version of the same story, and the only overlapping element is Ana: the woman with whom both had fallen in love.


Country: México
Direction: Bustillo Oro; Juan
Script: adaptación del argumento de José Manuel Cordero, Bustillo Oro; Juan
Production: San Vicente; José, San Vicente; Manuel
Photography: Jiménez; Agustín
Sound: Kroger; B. J.
Music: Ponce; Manuel M., Lavista; Raúl, Urban; Max
Cast:Urruchúa; Víctor, Haller; Magda, Miquel; Alberto, Bernaldez; Manuel, Taboada; Hugo, Haller; Sofía, Cortés; José, Villatoro; Carlos, Roldán; Emma, Gentil Arcos; Conchita, Noriega; Manuel, de Heder; M. Beltrán
Art direction: Toussaint; Carlos, Rodríguez Granada; Mariano
Participation year at FICM: 2021

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