Gueros (DVD)

Directed by Alonso Ruizpalacios

Release Year: 2014
Running Time: 111
UPC: 7 38329 18632 6
Color Type: B&W
Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish
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Cast
Leonardo Ortizgris
Tenoch Huerta
Sebastián Aguirre
Ilse Salas

Crew
Cinematographer Damian Garcia
Writers Alonso Ruizpalacios and Gibrán Portela
Directed by Alonso Ruizpalacios

Ever since the National University strike broke out, Sombra and Santos have been living in angst-ridden limbo. Education-less, motionless, purposeless, and unsure of what the strike will bring, they begin to look for strange ways to kill time. But their idiosyncratic routine is interrupted by the unexpected arrival of Tomas, Sombra's kid brother. Unable to fit in amongst these older slackers, Tomas discovers that unsung Mexican folk-rock hero Epigmenio Cruz has been hospitalized somewhere in the city. Tomas convinces Sombra and Santos they must track him down in order to pay their final respects on his deathbed. But what they thought would be a simple trip to find their childhood idol soon becomes a voyage of self-discovery across Mexico City's invisible frontiers.


DVD Extras Include:

Interview with director Alonso Ruizpalacios

  • Winner of 5 Ariel Awards (Mexico's Academy Awards)

    Best Picture, Mexican Ariel Awards
    Best Director, Mexican Ariel Awards
    Best First Feature, Mexican Ariel Awards
    Best Cinematography, Mexican Ariel Awards
    Best Sound, Mexican Ariel Awards

    Best First Feature, Berlin International Film Festival 2014

    Grand Jury Prize, Mumbai International Film Festival 2014

    Best Cinematography Award, Tribeca Film Festival 2014

    Special Jury Mention (Best New Narrative Director), Tribeca Film Festival 2014

    FIPRESCI Prize, Jerusalem Film Festival 2014

    Festival Youth Award, San Sebastian Film Festival 2014

    Horizontes Latinos Award, San Sebastian Film Festival 2014

    Audience Award, Morelia Film Festival 2014

    Best First Mexican Feature Award, Morelia Film Festival 2014

    Best Actor (Mexican Feature), Morelia Film Festival 2014

    Guerrero Award of the Press for Best Mexican Feature, Morelia Film Festival 2014

    New Auteurs Audience Award, AFI Fest 2014

    Special Jury Award, AFI Fest 2014

    Winner, Los Cabos International Film Festival 2014


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