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Running time
105 min.
Mexico Mexico
Amat Escalante, Gabriel Reyes
Lorenzo Hagerman
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Co-production Mexico-France-Germany-Netherlands; Mantarraya Producciones / Tres Tunas / FOPROCINE / Le Pacte / Lemming Film / No Dream Cinema / Sundance-NHK / Ticoman / Unafilm / CONACULTA / ZDF-Arte / Iké Asistencia / Fonds Sud Cinéma / Centre National du Cinéma et de L'image Animée / Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement International / Film- und Medienstiftung NRW / Netherland Filmfund
Drama | Drugs. Poverty
Synopsis / Plot
Estela is a 12 year old girl who has just fallen crazy in love with a young police cadet who wants to run away with her and get married. Trying to achieve this dream, her family and specially her brother Heli (Armando Espitia) will have to live the violence that is devastating the region.
2013: Cannes Film Festival: Best Director
2013: La Habana Film Festival: Official Selection
2013: Ariel Awards: Best Director. 14 Nominations
2013: Lima Film Festival: Best film
2014: Fenix Film Awards: Best Director and Screenplay. 6 Nominations
2014: Platino Awards: Best Direction
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