Ernesto Gómez Cruz
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Benny Garcia is deported from the United States. Back home he realizes drug dealing had changed his town and his brother died after getting involved. Against his former wish he also ends involved in the narco business with tragic and "humorous" results. A black comedy that depicts Mexican current problems with organized crime.
In turn-of-the-century Mexico, two very different women become a bank-robbing duo in an effort to combat a ruthless enforcer terrorizing their town. (imdb)
Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town. (imdb)
Based on the Nobel Prize Winner's novel, the Egyptian Naguib Mahfouz. The story, translated from El Cairo to Mexico City's downtown, narrates the life of the members of the neighbourhood and the connection between them (imdb)
A vagabond named Candelario ends up working at don Lázaro's inn, becaming an essential employee. But Candelario starts having an affair with don Lázaro's wife. It is only a matter of time before don Lázaro finds out...
A very poor and handicaped man, lives in a small town in Mexico with his mother. He works announcing things along the town ("The priest lost his cow, if someone sees it ..."). He is very interested in the cock fightigs. One day a man gives him a looser cock, thinking to give him something to eat, but instead he takes care of the animal and it becomes a winner cock. (imdb)
Mayan Indian peasants, tired of being thought of as nothing more than "brazos fuertes" ("strong arms", i.e., manual laborers) and organizing in an effort to improve their lot in life, are discovered by the Guatemalan army. After the army destroys their village and family, a brother and sister, teenagers who just barely escaped the massacre, decide they must flee to "El Norte" ("the North", i.e., the USA)... (imdb)
A former felon is blackmailed by a corrupt policeman and forced to commit a crime.
Set in the early 1900s, this film charts the rule of a Latin American dictator as he moves from being a charming despot to a tyrannical ruler before he is finally ousted, only to die in obscurity in Paris. (allmovie.com)
Snippets of a family drama involving a rebellious son coming home to his depressing home village, his father, and a jaded ex-lover, mixed with various surrealist scenes and some pretentious narration making poetic statements about sin.
The story of the massacre of the Chilean miners of Marusia, in 1907, ordered by the government to preserve the control by foreign companies over Chile's resources.
The hero of the people is Anapu, who extracts water from a rock, befriends, baptises and makes out with Mary Magdalene, consoles the downtrodden, makes peace with fighting brothers, raises the dead, licks men and women clean, etc. In between, he does a lot of soul-searching wandering through the country-side, mingling with the various common folk and natives and discussing their problems, upcoming dangers and their lack of unity, the locals frequently breaking out in ethnic song and dance.