Amat Escalante
Mexico - 2013

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World Premiere: Cannes Film Festival 2012

Release in Mexico: November 2012



Director: Amat Escalante

Screenplay: Amat Escalante & Gabriel Reyes

Producer: Jaime Romandía

In association with: Amat Escalante & Carlos Reygadas

Photography: Lorenzo Hagerman

Editor: Natalia López

Direct Sound: Catriel Vildosola

Sound Design: Sergio Díaz

Sound Mix: Vincent Arnardi

Cast: Armando Espitia, Andrea Vergara, Linda González & Juan Eduardo Palacios

Production Designer: Daniela Schneider

Line Producer: Nicolás Celis

Produced by: Mantarraya & Tres Tunas

In association with: Nodream Cinema

In Coproduction with: Le Pacte, Foprocine – Conaculta, unafilm, Lemming Film, Ticoman, IKE Asistencia

With the support of Fonds Sud Cinema, Film und Medien Stiftung NRW, The Netherlands Film Fund, Sundance / NHK, ZDF Arte

Country: Mexico


Estela is a 12 year old girl who has just fallen crazy in love with a young police cadet who wants to run away with her and get married. Trying to achieve this dream, her family will have to live the violence that is devastating the region.



Official Competition Cannes Film Festival 2013


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