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El Velador (The Night Watchman) [2011]

14 Apr

52m

Director: Natalia Almada

Synopsis (POV): From dusk to dawn, El Velador (The Night Watchman) accompanies Martin, a guard who watches over the extravagant mausoleums of some of Mexico’s most notorious drug lords. In the labyrinth of the cemetery, this film about violence without violence reminds us that, amid the turmoil of a drug war that has claimed more than 50,000 lives, ordinary existence persists in Mexico and quietly defies the dead.

Website: http://www.altamurafilms.com/el_velador.html

 
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Posted by on April 14, 2012 in Documentary

 

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