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Semana Santa

Sunday, March 13
3:30PM - 4:57PM

Alamo Ritz 2
320 E 6th St


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Dali travels to Acapulco to spend the Easter holidays with her son Pepino and boyfriend Chávez. Her inner demons threaten the burgeoning family as her son and boyfriend try desperately to connect with her. Acknowledging her dismissal of them, Pepino leads a group of raucous young kids at the resort while Chavez takes off on a drug fueled binge with some teenage girls. Dali takes a solitary jet ski ride – something Pepino had asked to do for his birthday and has an emotional connection with an older American tourist. As morning comes, the transformed family reunites to await what destiny has in store for them.

Section: SXGlobal
Premiere Status: U.S. Premiere
Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Year: 2015
Runtime: 87min

Director: Alejandra Márquez Abella

Executive Producer: Jim Stark, Andrés Clariond, Joakim Ziegler, Øyvind Stiauren, Alex García, Santiago García Galván

Producer: Nicolás Celis, Sebastián Celis

Screenwriter: Alejandra Márquez Abella

Cinematographer: Santiago Sánchez

Editor: Yibrán Asuad, Miguel Musalem, Adrián Parisi

Production Designer: Jorge Barba

Sound Designer: Alejandro de Icaza

Music: Zulu

Principal Cast: Anajosé Aldrete, Tenoch Huerta, Esteban Ávila


Born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, raised in DF. She studied film in Centre d'Estudis Cinematogràfics de Catalunya in Barcelona where she lived for 6 years. She has written and directed film and TV. Her short 5 MEMORIES visited over 140 festivals and won several awards. SEMANA SANTA is her first feature film.

Distributor: Cristina Garza

Sales Agent: Mundial

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