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2004 | Color |

Pedro, who sets great store by his fabulous memory, fails to recognize a couple of teenagers travelling with him in a truck on the way to the market. During the journey, Pedro chats and jokes without realizing that the children he once mistreated and abandoned have come to take revenge

Country: México, Venezuela
Direction: Vigas; Lorenzo
Script: Vigas; Lorenzo
Production: Arriaga; Guillermo, Vigas; Lorenzo
Photography: Ortega; Héctor
Sound: Díaz; Sergio, Hernández; Martín
Cast:Cubero; Gonzalo, Muñoz; Guillermo, Mena; Greisy
Art direction: Colón; Erasmo
Participation year at FICM: 2004

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