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2018 | Color | 177:00

A family in the Mexican countryside raises fighting bulls. Esther is in charge of running the ranch, while her husband Juan, a world-renowned poet, raises and selects the animals. When Esther becomes infatuated with a horse trainer named Phil, the couple struggles to weather the ensuing emotional crisis. 


Country:
Direction: Reygadas; Carlos
Script: Reygadas; Carlos
Production: Romandía; Jaime, Reygadas; Carlos
Photography: García; Diego
Sound: Cortés; Carlos, Baksht; Jaime, Couttolenc; Michelle, Locatelli; Raúl
Music:
Cast:López; Natalia, Reygadas; Rut, Burgers; Phil, Reygadas; Eleazar, Reygadas; Carlos
Art direction: Picault; Emmanuel, Flizot; Romain
Participation year at FICM: 2018

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