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Arturo Ripstein

13 December 2023
2011 - Arturo Ripstein

“The cinema that Buñuel wanted to make must continue. Dangerous cinema. The one that, in our eyes and minds, will drown us in beauty and succeed in exploding the universe.” Arturo Ripstein

The Mexican director is celebrating his 80th birthday today. An opportunity to delve into our archives.

From the selection of his films in the International Competition in the 1980s to the retrospective devoted to him in 2011, Arturo Ripstein is certainly a festival regular.

Films in competition :

1987 The Empire of Fortune (Best Sound Award)

1993: Beginning and End (Ex-Æquo Best Actress, City of Nantes Prize, FIP Prize for Best Music)

Films selected for programmes :

1983 Festival: Panorama of Mexican Cinema

1988 Festival: Tribute to the directors

1997 Festival > Pedro Armendariz, father and son

1998 Festival: Selection of films awarded at the festival

2002 Festival: 25 years of great moments and discoveries

2011 Festival: Arturo Ripstein and the conjectures of the labyrinth

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