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José Luis Valle
Mexico-Germany      120 m.
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Presented in the Panorama section of the Berlin Festival and winner of the Best Mexican Feature Film Award in Guadalajara, this is the second film by José Luis Valle. Having worked all their lives in Tijuana, Rafael and Lidia are the victims of injustice towards their life and their dignity. Rafael finds out that an error in the paperwork has left him without a pension. Lidia is one of seven people who keep house for a rich Mexican woman in a wheelchair who has dedicated her life to her whippet "Princess", who eats from a gold bowl and sleeps on a silk cushion. When Lidia’s employer dies and leaves her fortune to her dog, Lydia has to ask herself what it means to have a dog as an employer...

Director
José Luis Valle
Screenplay
José Luis Valle
Production
Zensky Cine (Mexico)
José Luis Valle, Elsa Reyes
Photography
César Gutiérrez Miranda
Edition
Óscar Figueroa Jara
Music
José Miguel Enríquez
Cast
Jesús Padilla, Susana Salazar, Bárbara Perrín Rivemar, Sergio Limón, Vera Talaia, Adolfo Madera, Giancarlo Ruiz
Format
DCP FOLLOWING DCI
Sales
MPM Film
17, rue Julien Lacroix 75020 Paris
Running Time
120 m.
Country
Mexico-Germany
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