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La Llorona

Jayro Bustamante
Guatemala - France      96 m.
Closing film out of competition VII Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum
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With the words "If you cry, I'll kill you" ringing in their ears, Alma and her sons are murdered in Guatemala's armed conflict. Thirty years later, a criminal case is brought against Enrique, a retired general who oversaw the genocide. But he's acquitted through a mistrial and the spirit of La Llorona is unleashed to wander the world like a lost soul amongst the living. At night, Enrique starts to hear her wailing. His wife and daughter believe he's having bouts of Alzheimer's-related dementia. Little could they suspect that their new housekeeper, Alma, is there to mete out the vengeance the trial did not. Premiered at Venice Film Festival (Giornati degli autori).

Director
Jayro Bustamante
Screenplay
Jayro Bustamante
Production
La Casa de Producciones
Gustavo Matheu
Les Films du Volcan
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Sales
Film Factory Entertainment
Distribution
Atera Films
Photography
Nicolás Wong
Edition
Gustavo Matheu, Jayro Bustamante
Music
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Cast
María Mercedes Coroy , Sabrina De La Hoz, Julio Diaz, Margarita Kénefic, Juan Pablo Olyslager, Ayla-Elea Hurtado, María Telón
Format
DCP FOLLOWING DCI
Running Time
96 m.
Country
Guatemala - France
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