|Profundo Carmesi (Deep Crimson)|
Spanish theatrical poster
|Directed by||Arturo Ripstein|
|Written by||Paz Alicia Garciadiego|
Daniel Giménez Cacho
|Music by||David Mansfield|
|Edited by||Rafael Castanedo|
|Release dates||United States: 8 October 1997|
|Running time||114 minutes|
|Box office||31,593,053 ESP|
Deep Crimson (Spanish: Profundo Carmesí) is a 1996 Mexican crime film directed by Arturo Ripstein, written by Paz Alicia Garciadiego and starring Regina Orozco and Daniel Giménez Cacho. Like The Honeymoon Killers before it, the film is a dramatization of the story of "Lonely Hearts Killers", Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez, who committed a string of murders of women in the 1940s.
Awards and honors
The film won eight Ariel Awards, including Best Actor and Best Actress and was nominated for the Golden Ariel. In addition, it was awarded Honorable Mention in the Latin American Cinema category at Sundance and won three Golden Osellas at the Venice Film Festival. It was Mexico's official submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but it failed to earn a nomination.
- The Honeymoon Killers, a 1970 film about the same events.
- Lonely Hearts, a 2006 film about the same events.
- Deep Crimson at the Internet Movie Database
- Deep Crimson at AllMovie
- Deep Crimson at Rotten Tomatoes
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