Archive of films Meteorite / Meteorito

Mexico
2018, 15 min

Section: Imagina

  1H2 Friday 28/6 13:30 Husovka Theatre
  3K2 Sunday 30/6 11:30 Drahomíra Cinema
  5H3 Tuesday 2/7 16:30 Husovka Theatre
  853 Friday 5/7 14:00 Cinema B
This film will be screened with the following films:

A small group of men dressed in national costume move through a mountainous region dotted with meteorite craters. Monitored by the enigmatic voice of the narrator, they have come to perform an unusual ritual. These “bird men” have to die in order to create life and find the place where the sun rises. A contemplation of the cycle of life which borrows much from the stories of the origin of mankind, as told in Mesoamerican mythology.


Synopsis

A small group of men dressed in national costume move through a mountainous region dotted with meteorite craters. Monitored by the enigmatic voice of the narrator, they have come to perform an unusual ritual. These “bird men” have to die in order to create life and find the place where the sun rises. A contemplation of the cycle of life which borrows much from the stories of the origin of mankind, as told in Mesoamerican mythology.

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About the director

Mauricio Sáenz (b. 1977, Mexico). Selected filmography: Ruins (2014), Drift (2015), Of Islands and Unicorns (2015), Meteorite (Meteorito, 2018)

Contacts

IMCINE - Mexican Film Institute
, 03100, Mexico City
Mexico
Tel: +52 55 5448 5300, +52 55 5448 5399
E-mail: informes@imcine.gob.mx
www: www.imcine.gob.mx

About the film

Color, DCP

Section: Imagina
   
Director: Mauricio Sáenz
Screenplay: Mauricio Sáenz
Dir. of Photography: Guillermo Villa
Music: Tonalli Magana
Editor: Mauricio Sáenz
Producer: Mauricio Sáenz
Production: IMCINE
Cast: Arturo Díaz, Benito Espíndola, Gregorio Morales, Pablo Varela, Rodrigo Varela, Benito Vázquez
Contact: IMCINE - Mexican Film Institute

Guests

Mauricio Sáenz

Film Director

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