The Beginning and the End
- Original title
Principio y fin
- Running time
- 188 min.
Paz Alicia Garciadiego (Novel: Naguib Mahfouz)
Darío T. Pie,
Luis Felipe Tovar
IMCINE / Alameda Films
Drama | Poverty. Family Relationships
- Synopsis / Plot
- Based on the homonymous novel by the Egyptian Nobel-Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz. The widow Ignacia places all the family hopes in his son Gabriel. All the members of the family make sacrifices to enable Gabriel to finish his studies, but nothing will come out as they had wished for, leading to the complete disintegration of the family.
Principio y fin was awarded the Gold Shell at the San Sebastian Film Festival.
: Ariel Awards: 7 Awards including Best Film. 14 Nominations
: San Sebastián: Golden Shell
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