El evangelio de las maravillas

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El evangelio de las maravillas
Directed by Arturo Ripstein
Produced by Laura Imperiale
Written by Paz Alicia Garciadiego
Starring Francisco Rabal
Cinematography Guillermo Granillo
Edited by Ximena Cuevas
Release date
  • 25 September 1998 (1998-09-25)
Running time
112 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

El evangelio de las maravillas ("The Gospel of the Marvels") is a 1998 Mexican drama film directed by Arturo Ripstein. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

Plot[edit]

"La Nueva Jerusalem" is a small community of believers led by Papá Basilio (Rabal) and Mamá Dorita (Jurado). They're waiting for the second coming of Christ, so they've abandoned the world, searching for a new spiritual life. Mamá Dorita sees in young Tomasa (Gurrola) the signals of the chosen one. The young girl will be the new leader in "La Nueva Jerusalem".

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: El evangelio de las maravillas". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 7 October 2012. Retrieved 3 October 2009. 

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