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Diego's job is counting people as they enter a large government building. After work, he and his wife Blanca lie on the couch, watch soap operas, or make love on the kitchen table. Their ... See full synopsis »

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Amat Escalante

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Amat Escalante
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Credited cast:
Fernando Corona Fernando Corona ... Extra
Cirilo Recio Dávila Cirilo Recio Dávila ... Diego
Kenny Johnston ... Man at party
Claudia Orozco Claudia Orozco ... Karina
Martha Preciado Martha Preciado ... Martita
Laura Saldaña Quintero Laura Saldaña Quintero ... Blanca
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Diego's job is counting people as they enter a large government building. After work, he and his wife Blanca lie on the couch, watch soap operas, or make love on the kitchen table. Their relationship is based on having sex, watching TV, and fighting, until one day their routine is interrupted. Karina, Diego's daughter from a previous marriage, arrives in search of her father's love, but Blanca refuses to accept her. Diego finds himself caught between an extremely jealous wife and a daughter in desperate need of guidance. An astonishing climax will lead Diego to a total loss of control.

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Country:

Mexico | France

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1 February 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Guanajuato, Mexico

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Budget:

€370,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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A Whole Lot Less Is More Here
8 February 2006 | by waynestedmanSee all my reviews

I did find the earlier reader review by someone from Mexico very useful as this film, while quite good, needed the context that the viewer gave it. There is no sense in repeating what was said. I was born within yards of the Mexican border, in Southwestern Arizona along the Colorado River, and this film reminded me of San Luis, R.C., where i once covered a murder trial for the Yuma Daily Sun. Fortunately, the accused man, a U.S. born guy of Mexican origin, was acquitted thanks to a lot of footwork all around. This film describes plainly the bleak existence for many people down in Mexico, and it does not polish the legend of Happy Cheerful People slapping backs with funny accents. It has no stereotypes of any kind. Also, it was good to see a Mexican film not set in Mexico City. I understand the director is only 29 years old. Do not expect any fables in this film. In that sense it is really a slice of life and also echos the architectural concept of Less is More....


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