El evangelio de las maravillas

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El evangelio de las maravillas
Directed byArturo Ripstein
Produced byLaura Imperiale
Written byPaz Alicia Garciadiego
StarringFrancisco Rabal
Music byDavid Mansfield
CinematographyGuillermo Granillo
Edited byXimena Cuevas
Release date
  • 25 September 1998 (1998-09-25)
Running time
112 minutes

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]


"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".



  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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