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2005 | Color | 90 min

When Karina, Diego´s daughter from his first marriage, enters his life in search of acceptance, he finds himself caught between her and a jealous wife. An astonishing climax will lead Diego to act as never before

Country: México, Francia
Direction: Escalante; Amat
Script: Escalante; Amat
Production: Reygadas; Carlos, Escalante; Amat, Romandía; Jaime
Photography: T. Fenton; Alex
Sound: Locatelli; Raúl
Cast:Recio Dávila; Cirilo, Orozco; Claudia, Preciado; Martha, Saldaña Quintero; Laura
Art direction:
Participation year at FICM: 2005

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