Mrs. Forbes, a German governess, is hired for six weeks to take care of two children, while their parents are away. Read More »
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Matinée (1977) Jaime Humberto Hermosillo, Héctor Bonilla, Manuel Ojeda, Rodolfo Chávez Martínez, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jorge and Aarón, two young boys growing up in a quiet town often miss classes to go together to the cinema matinee. Read More »
La pasión según Berenice / The Passion of Berenice (1976) Jaime Humberto Hermosillo, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Martha Navarro, Blanca Torres, Drama, Thriller
Berenice (Navarro) is a woman with a mysterious past. A scar crosses her face and nightmares of fire and horses fill her lonely nights. She maybe killed her husband but nobody can be sure. In the present, Berenice lives with her godmother (Roldán) a money lender so fragile that she’s always resting in her bed. The two women live in an almost perpetual seclusion, except on Sundays when they go to the church and to the movies. One day, the godmother’s doctor dies and she asks Berenice to go to his velatory. There they meet Rodrigo (Armendáriz Jr.) the doctor’s son, a handsome and free-spirited young man for whom Berenice falls in love.
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One woman (Murguía) lives waiting for his son (Alonso) who is a sailor. She hasn’t seen him for years although he writes to her a lot. The woman shares the letters and her grief with a co-worker and friend (Rojo). This last woman begins to idealize her friend’s son. One day, the mother gets sick and falls into a coma. Her son arrives but she is unconscious. He has a brief but passionate affair with her mother’s friend and then disappears, as quickly as he came back from the sea.
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