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Güeros

by Alonso Ruizpalacios Special Screenings

A water-filled plastic bag explodes in a pram. The rebellious teenager Tomás threw it from a high-rise block. Unable to cope with him any longer, his mother sends him to Mexico City to his older brother Sombra, who lives with his colleague Santos in a run-down attic apartment. The two are currently striking against the strike organised by their fellow students at the University. Tomás brought a cassette with him, a legacy from his father, with music by Epigmenio Cruz, a luminary credited with saving Mexico’s rock scene from ruin who is even said to have made Bob Dylan cry. When the three read in a newspaper that Cruz is lying lonesome in a hospital, they set off in their old clunker to pay their last respects. The beginning of an urban odyssey…


  • Genre: Roadmovie
  • Country, Year: Mexico, 2014
  • Runtime: 106 Min
  • Languages: Spanish
  • Subtitles: English
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  • Director: Alonso Ruizpalacios
  • Cast: Tenoch Huerta, Sebastián Aguirre, Ilse Salas, Leonardo Ortízgris
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  • Screenplay: Alonso Ruizpalacios, Gibrán Portela
  • Cinematography: Damián García
  • Editors: Yibrán Asuad, Ana García
  • Sound: Isabel Muñoz
  • Music: Tomás Barreiro
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  • Producer: Ramiro Ruiz
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  • Production Company: Catatonia Films
  • World Sales: Mundial Sales
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