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Mamartuile

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The President of Mexico is nearing the end of his term when his frivolous future planning is interrupted by an international conflict. Mamartuile, a kind of homage to early 1960s political satires, is full of deadpan humour that offers a delightful, drool commentary on the state of politics. The production design nails all the period details and the two lead performances are terrific, especially José María Yazpik as the assistant Cavazos. In this land where the president is a well-off clown who just wants to cut ribbons and eat cake, what could go wrong?

Screens in program Crisis of Our Age


Canadian premiere
Country of Origin: Mexico
Year: 2017
Running Time: 12 mins
Format: DCP
Language:In Spanish with English subtitles
Cast: Jacobo Lieberman, José María Yazpik, Alonso Íñiguez, Constantino Morán
Executive Producer: Cassandra Ciangherotti, Jorge Aguilera, Vanessa Hernandez, Moises Cosío
Producer: Alejandro Saevich, Gabriel Nuncio
Screenwriter: Gabriel Nuncio, Abraham Nuncio
Cinematographer: Matias Penachino
Editor: Miguel Schverdfinger
Art Director: Oscar Tello
Music: Leonardo Heibulm, Jacobo Lieberman
Production Company: Madrefoca
Print Source: Marvin&Wayne

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