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DVD006262

Canoa: A Shameful Memory

Cazals, Felipe. Mexico. 1976.

Title:
Canoa: A Shameful Memory
Director:
Cazals, Felipe
Production Co:
Conacine; Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Producción Cinemat
Country:
Mexico
Year:
1976
Publisher:
The Criterion Collection, 2017
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   115 minutes.   color.   sound - monaural.   widescreen
Language:
Spanish language with English subtitles
Genre:
Drama - Historical
Notes:
4k digital transfer. Based on a true incident in Mexico in 1968. Five young university workers go on a camping trip to the mountains near the town of San Miguel de Canoa which is ruled by a priest who preaches anti-communism. The towns people suspect them of being communist and their ignorance and hatred ignites into extreme violence against the strangers. Supplemental materials include: intro by Guillermo del Toro; conversation between Alfonso Cuarón and director Cazals; essay booklet.
Link to:
FII catalog |
Status:
In