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2008 | Color | 29 min

Many years before the arrival of the Spaniards in Michoacán, a young woman is taken to heaven by the gods. There she learns of a bad omen: foreign men will come and rule their land. This young woman must warn her people of the arrival of these men, and the imminent fall of the P?urhépecha.


Country: México
Direction: Rodríguez Guillén; Pavel
Script: Rodríguez Guillén; Pavel
Production: Pérez Franco; Tomás
Photography: Torres Gasca; Jairo
Sound: Visual; Captura
Music: Rodríguez Guillén; Pavel
Cast:Carrillo; Itzi, Vega; Copernico, Máximo; Raúl, Basilio; Oscar, Reyes; Antonio, Jasso; Teresa, Antunez; Abel, Lucas; Amaruk
Art direction: Cortés Busio; Salomón
Participation year at FICM: 2008

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