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2007 | Color | 1h 44 min

A couple decides to split up after 12 years together. The man finds it easy to move on, but difficult to prevent his ex from harassing him and the new women in his life

Country: México
Direction: Babenco; Héctor
Script: Babenco; Hector, Pauls; Alan, Góes; Marta
Production: Babenco; Héctor, Chemo; Chemo, Sigman; Hugo, Kramer; Oscar
Photography: Della Rosa; Ricardo
Sound: Alvez; Simone
Music: Wyszogrod; Iván
Cast:Abele; Mabi, Cousello; Analía, García Bernal; Gael
Participation year at FICM: 2007

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