Compétition internationale
46th edition
NOVEMBER 15>24, 2024, Nantes - France

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by Felipe CAZALS

A peasant tells what happened in Canoa, a village in the State of Puebla, during the night of 14 September 1968. Five members of the Puebla University staff go visiting the La Malinche volcano. Bad weather forces them to stay overnight in the village. Lucas Garcia, a peasant, gives them shelter. The local priest, Enrique Meza, convinces the villagers that the strangers are communist emissaries, atheists and child-stealers. At midnight, by torchlight, they attack Lucas’s house with machetes and ploughing tools, killing the owner and two of his guests. The Puebla City police finds the survivors, wounded and maimed.

  • Titre français
  • Original title
  • Titre international
  • Scénario
    Tomas Perez Turrent
  • Photo
    Alex Phillips Jr.
  • Montage
    Rafael Ceballos
  • Son
    Manuel Topete
  • Interprétation
    Enrique Lucero, Salvador Sanchez, Rodrigo Puebla, Ernesto Gomez Cruz, Roberto Sosa, Arturo Alegro, Jaime Garza, Malena Doria
  • Production
    Conacine Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Produccion Cinematografica

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