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Title Batalla en el cielo = Battle in heaven / the Coproduction Office presenta una produccion de Philippe Bober, Nodream Cinema, Mantarraya ; guion y direccion, Carlos Reygadas ; produccion, Philippe Bober, Carlos Reygadas, Jaime Romandia, Susanne Marian.
Imprint [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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Subject Chauffeurs -- Mexico -- Drama.
Prostitutes -- Mexico -- Drama.
Kidnapping -- Mexico -- Drama.
Ransom -- Mexico -- Drama.
Alt Name Reygadas, Carlos, 1971-
Bober, Philippe,
Romandia, Jaime, 1969-
Marian, Susanne, 1971-
Tavener, John,
Hernandez, Marcos,
Mushkadiz, Anapola,
Ruiz, Berta,
Coproduction Office (Firm),
Nodream Cinema (Firm),
Mantarraya (Firm),
Kanopy (Firm),
Add Title Battle in heaven
Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 98 min.) : sound, color.
Note Title from title frames.
Spanish dialogue with English subtitles.
Cast Marcos Hernandez, Anapola Mushkadiz, Bertha Ruiz, David Bornstein, Rosalinda Ramirez.
Credits Photography, Diego Martinez Vignatti ; editor, Adoracion G. Elipe [and others] ; music, John Tavener.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
This version produced by Kino Lorber Edu.
Summary Cast entirely with non-professionals, Battle in heaven tells the story of Marcos (Marcos Hernandez), the middle-aged chauffeur of Ana (Anapola Mushkadiz), daughter of a Mexican general. Marcos is the only member of Ana's household who knows she leads a double life. Although a child of Mexico's political elite, Ana amuses herself by working as a prostitute in a high-end brothel. But, Marcos also has a secret. He and his wife (Berta Ruiz) kidnapped a baby for ransom and the infant died in their custody. When he confesses to Ana, a bond of secrecy consecrated by the flesh unites them. As the police draw closer, Ana urges Marcos to turn himself in, but he seeks redemption from a higher power.
Publisher # 1113761 Kanopy
OCLC # 900275228



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