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UN EMBRUJO / UNDER A SPELL
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Involved in a secret affair with his schoolteacher, Felipa, 13-year-old Eliseo dreams of a better life than that of his father, a stevedore in Mexico's Yucatan region. Felipa is also convinced that there has to be better world, without the restrictive barriers of tradition, incomprehension and intolerance. But everything tumbles round about them when the secret is let out of the bag. The teacher's return ten years later gives Eliseo the chance to end the story and break the spell, thereby recovering his respect for his father and finding the freedom to make his own way in life.
BIOGRAPHY
Carlos was born in Mexico City in 1962. He has directed several animation shorts, one of which, El héroe, won the 1994 Palm d'Or in Cannes. La mujer de Benjamín (1990), his first feature, was screened at the San Sebastian Festival in 1992. He later directed La vida conyugal (1992) and Sin remitente (1994).
CAST & CREW
Director
Carlos Carrera
Screenplay
Martín Salinas, Carlos Carrera
Photography
Rodrigo Prieto
Music
José María Vitier
Cast
Blanca Guerra, Mario Zaragoza, Daniel Acuña, Luis Fernando Peña
Running Time
130 m.
Country
Mexico
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