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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Reed, Mexico Insurgente

Fortnight 1972, Feature film, 124

Synopsis

A dramatization of John Reed’s newspaper accounts of the Mexican Revolution. Considered the first real film in Mexican cinema to be made on the Mexican Revolution.

Director

Paul Leduc

Nationality: Mexican. Born: Mexico City, 11 March 1942. Education: Studied architecture and theatre, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; attended Institut des hautes études cinématographiques (IDHEC), Paris, 1965–66. Career: Film critic in Mexico, early 1960s; worked for French TV, then returned to Mexico, 1967.

Carlos Castañón
Carlos Fernández del Real
Claudio Obregón
Eduardo López Rojas
Ernesto Gómez Cruz
Francisco Laviella
Héctor García
Heraclio Zepeda
Hugo Velázquez
Juan Ángel Martínez
Luis Jasso
Luis Suárez
Lynn Tillet
Max Kerlow
Víctor Fosado

Screenplay
P. Leduc / Juan Tovar/ Emilio Carballido/ Carlos Castañón

Image
Alexis Grivas

Prod : Savador Lopez, Berta Navarro, Ollia S.A;
Maddalena 24 -Colonia del Valle
Mexico 12 D.F.
Mexique