Museum (2018 film)

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Museum
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Film poster
Directed byAlonso Ruizpalacios
Produced byManuel Alcalá
Ramiro Ruiz
Gerardo Gatica
Alonso Ruizpalacios
Written byManuel Alcalá
Alonso Ruizpalacios
StarringGael García Bernal
Leonardo Ortizgris
Music byTomás Barreiro
CinematographyDamián García
Edited byYibrán Asuad
Distributed byYouTube Premium
Release date
  • 22 February 2018 (2018-02-22) (Berlin)
  • 23 August 2018 (2018-08-23) (Mexico)
Running time
128 minutes
CountryMexico
LanguageSpanish

Museum (Spanish: Museo) is a 2018 Mexican drama heist film directed by Alonso Ruizpalacios, and produced and written by Ruizpalacios and Manuel Alcalá. It was selected to compete for the Golden Bear in the main competition section at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival[1][2] where it won the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay.[3]

Plot[edit]

Two students plan on robbing the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City and steal precious Mayan, Mixtec and Zapotec artefacts. While everyone celebrates Christmas, the two thieves manage to break inside the museum and steal hundred of pieces. They return home to see on the news how their deed is described as an attack on the entire nation and realize that there is no turning back.

Cast[edit]

Critical reception[edit]

On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 86 out of 100, based on 14 critics, indicating "universal acclaim".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Berlin Film Festival Fleshes Out Competition Lineup". Variety. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Press Releases: 68th Berlinale". 15 January 2018. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Berlin Festival Awards: 'Touch Me Not' Wins Golden Bear for Best Film". Variety. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Museo Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 22 November 2019.

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