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2015 | Color | 53:00

A thinker, intellectual, essayist, diplomat, and – above all – poet, Octavio Paz navigated the twentieth century not just as a witness, but also as a protagonist in its complex reality. While the past century brought international attention and recognition to Mexican literature and its authors for their notable quality and originality, few have crossed the intangible barriers of history as controversially as Octavio Paz.

Country: México
Direction: Tort; Gerardo
Script: Novaro Peñalosa; Beatriz
Production: Tort; Gerardo
Photography: Rodríguez F.; J. Mauricio
Sound: Uboldi Gerini; Camilla Giovanna Maria
Music: Uboldi Gerini; Camilla Giovanna Maria
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Participation year at FICM: 2015

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