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TIEMPO DE MORIR

Directed by : Arturo RIPSTEIN

Year of production : 1966      Country : MEXICO

Length : 90 minutes

Synopsis

Juan Sayago returns to his hometown after 18 years of being in prison, accused of killing Raul Trueba, a horse dealer. Juan wants to live peacefully, but knows that Julian and Pedro, Raul’s sons, had sworn to seek revenge for their father. Juan visits Mariana, a widowed woman who used to be Juan’s girlfriend. Everybody advises Juan to leave town. Mariana and Juan renew their love but she doesn’t want to leave with him. Julian challenges Juan to a duel in the same place Trueba died, Juan dresses as a gunman, says goodbye to Mariana and puts on glasses to kill his enemy. Exasperated, Pedro challenges Juan, who turns his back on him, and so the young man must shoot with his brother’s gun to hit him down.

Credits

Arturo RIPSTEIN - Director

Carlos FUENTES - Script / Dialogue

Gabriel GARCIA MARQUEZ - Script / Dialogue

Alex PHILLIPS - Director of Photography

Casting

Marga LOPEZ - MARIANA SAMPEDRO

Jorge MARTINEZ DE HOYOS - JUAN SAYÁGO

Enrique ROCHA - PEDRO TRUEBA

Alfredo LEAL - JULIAN TRUEBA

News

Press news

Further information

Press area Programme

Contacts

Production

ALAMEDA FILMS SA - DIVISION DEL NORTE 2462-501 Col. Portales CP 03300 MEXICO - T: 52+5556880330 - F: 52+5556058911

Distribution

SIDONIS PRODUCTION - T: 0698920059 - sidonisprod@orange.fr

International sales

SIDONIS PRODUCTION - T: 0147820802 - michel@michelrocher.com

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