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1972 | Color | 97:00

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. 


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Direction: Alcoriza; Luis
Script: Alcoriza; Luis
Production: Meléndez; Ramiro
Photography: Phillips Jr.; Alex
Sound: Carles; José B., Moreno; Ramón
Music: Fuentes; Rubén
Cast:García; Sara, Córdova; Pancho, Villa; Lucha, Suarez; Héctor, Fábregas; Manolo, Marín; Gloria, Muriel; Alma
Art direction: Fontanals; Manuel
Participation year at FICM: 2018

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