lördag, mars 26, 2005

Mexikansk Filmfestival - Synopsis in english

ENTRE LA TARDE Y LA NOCHE
(MINERVA'S QUEST)

Director: Oscar BlancarteProduction Year: 2000Running Time: 105 minSynopsis: Minerva; a mature writer, has decided to break with her uncertain present, which is keeping her from creating the novel she's had in mind for years, and go back to her native country in search of a past full of ghosts and chimeras. Paradoxically, during her escape, she finds herself and starts writing the tragic story of her life.


EN EL PAÍS DE NO PASA NADA
(IN THE COUNTRY WHERE NOTHING GOES ON)

Director: María del Carmen LaraProduction Year: 2000Running Time: 98 minSynopsis: Enrique, an official involved in the distribution of contaminated milk, is kidnapped.Elena, his wife, receives a video of Enrique and his lover. Enrique's infidelity and double life, the kidnappers' inexperience, and the fantasy world in which Elena lives, unleash a fun comedy of errors and national goings on.

DE IDA Y VUELTA
(TO AND FROM)

Director: Salvador Aguirre Production Year: 2000Running Time: 92 min Synopsis: Filiberto returns to his hometown after working three years in the United States. In his struggle to gain recognition he is overcome by ambition. He must deal with rejection, betrayal, displacement and somehow reclaim his identity, which has been trampled by events.

OTAOLA O LA REPÚBLICA DEL EXILIO
(OTAOLA OR THE REPUBLIC OF EXILE)

Director: Raúl Busteros Production Year: 2000Running Time: 110 min Synopsis: A film essay in which real and imaginary stories combine in parallel and alternate storylines together making up the movie. The story begins with some news: a very important exiled Spanish republican has died in Mexico. A group of exiles find out about the news in various ways (wherever each person is, alone or with others and with their own thoughts and reactions).


SU ALTEZA SERENÍSIMA
(MOST SERENE HIGHNESS)

Director: Felipe Cazals Production Year: 2000Running Time: 112 minSynopsis: Antonio López de Santa Anna marked 82 years of Mexican History with his life. Who was this brave and much admired General really? Why have his deeds been excluded from the official history? Is he a national hero or the greatest traitor to the country? Felipe Cazals' new film accompanies this controversial figure, eleven times president of Mexico, abandoned by all, forgotten forever by his friends, during the final three days of his life. In his decline, far from power, the aging dictator is not resigned to his fate.

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