Canoa: A Shameful Memory
|Canoa: A Shameful Memory|
Criterion Collection DVD cover
|Directed by||Felipe Cazals|
|Produced by||Roberto Lozoya|
|Written by||Tomás Pérez Turrent|
|Cinematography||Álex Phillips Jr.|
|Edited by||Rafael Ceballos|
The film is based on real events about a group of young employees of the Autonomous University of Puebla who go mountain climbing to La Malinche and have to spend the night in a small town called San Miguel Canoa, where they are confused for communist students. The right-wing town priest encourages the people to lynch them.
- Enrique Lucero as Priest
- Salvador Sánchez as Witness
- Ernesto Gómez Cruz as Lucas
- Roberto Sosa as Julián
- Jaime Garza as Roberto
- Arturo Alegro as Ramón
- Carlos Chávez as Miguel
- Gerardo Vigil as Jesús Carrillo Sánchez
- Manuel Ojeda as Town man
It was one of the first movies to express the tone of the time of the setting: Mexico 1968, when student turmoils were spread across the country. It was entered into the 26th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize.
- "Canoa: memoria de un hecho vergonzoso". www.filmografiamexicana.unam.mx. Retrieved 16 November 2015.
- "Berlinale 1976: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 16 July 2010.
- "Canoa: A Shameful Memory: The Devil in Disguise". The Criterion Collection. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
- "'Canoa: A Shameful Memory' is shamelessly enticing". 27 April 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
- Canoa: A Shameful Memory on IMDb
- Canoa: A Shameful Memory: The Devil in Disguise an essay by Fernanda Solórzano at the Criterion Collection
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