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2010 | Color | 76 min

A fusion of fiction and documentary, this film weaves together different stories of the inhabitants of Huilopec, a small rural area of Mexico. Teresa suspects that her husband has left her for another woman. Amalio, Nico and Óscar don’t have a father and their mother must take care of them on her own. Clementina, a teenage girl, is pregnant. Gabino, a soldier, returns to his hometown for an undetermined amount of time. The transformation of each character is gradually revealed.


Country: México, Países Bajos, Canadá
Direction: Pereda; Nicolás
Script: Pereda; Nicolás
Production: Pereda; Nicolás
Photography: Coronado; Alejandro
Sound: de Icaza; Alejandro
Music:
Cast:Rodríguez; Gabino, Torres; Harold, Rodríguez; Juana, Sánchez; Teresa, Saavedra Miranda; Óscar, Saavedra Miranda; Nico, Saavedra Miranda; Amalio
Art direction:
Participation year at FICM: 2010

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