MORENITA, THE SCANDAL

MORENITA EL ESCÁNDALO

By Alan JONSSON GAVICA

CINEMA REPUBLIC - as SALES All rights, World

Thriller - Completed 2008

Desperate to save his family from death threats by a notorious drug dealer, Mateo Cruz steals the venerated image of the Virgin of Guadalupe causing pandemonium throughout Mexico.

    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • MEXICO
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 92 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alan JONSSON GAVICA
    • Writer(s)
    • Alan JONSSON GAVICA, Annabel OAKES
    • Producer(s)
    • Ozcar RÁMIREZ GONZALEZ (ARTEMECÁNICA PRODUCCIONES), Alan JONSSON GAVICA (ESFERA FILMS ENTERTAINMENT)
    • Synopsis
    • Mateo is a young painter and an expert pigeon trainer. He sells 42 pigeons to Aurelio "El Pinto", the leader of a major drug cartel in Tijuana, who will use them to transport cocaine. The trip´s outcome is unsuccessful. As a result of this, "El Pinto" tortures Matthew and threatens his family if he does not recover the money. In a state of desperation, Matthew decides to kidnap the sacred image of the Virgin of Guadalupe Basilica, which carries a spiritual chaos in the country.
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