EL VELADOR

By Natalia ALMADA

LES FILMS D'ICI - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2010


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Directors' Fortnight 2011
Directors' Fortnight
    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • MEXICO, USA, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Director(s)
    • Natalia ALMADA
    • Producer(s)
    • Charlotte UZU (Les Films d'Ici), Laurence ANSQUER (Tita Productions), Natalia ALMADA (Altamura Films)
    • Synopsis
    • El Velador is a cemetery in the drug heartland of Mexico. Since the war on drugs began in 2007, the cemetery e mausoleums have doubled in size. Here the lives of the cemetery employees and the victims’ families, guilty or innocent, cross one another in the shadow of this bloody conflict with more than 30 000 persons killed. El Velador is a film about violence without violence.
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