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CRADLE WILL ROCK

CRADLE WILL ROCK

Tim ROBBINS

Country : United states

LE VOYAGE DE FELICIA

FELICIA'S JOURNEY

Atom EGOYAN

Country : United states, Canada

PAS DE LETTRE POUR LE COLONEL
In Competition – Feature Films

EL CORONEL NO TIENE QUIEN LE ESCRIBA

Directed by : Arturo RIPSTEIN

Country : MEXICO Length : 120 minutes

Synopsis

The Colonel waits. They promised him a pension, which for years has remained a promise unfulfilled. Every Friday, solemn and dressed in his finest suit, the Colonel waits by the dock in anticipation of the letter announcing the arrival of his pension. Everyone in the small town knows that he waits in vain. He knows it too. And every Friday, his wife watches him at the mirror dressing and preparing to pick up the letter which for years has eluded him. But the Colonel, eyes closed to the all too evident truth, stands by his dream - if not, what else remains for him?
There is hunger in the Colonel's house. His wife is a sack of bones consumed by asthma, and the Colonel lives ashamed of his poverty with the shame befiting of a decent man. Against wind and tide, against hunger and against his

Credits

Arturo RIPSTEIN - Director

Paz Alicia GARCIADIEGO - Script / Dialogue

Guillermo GRANILLO - Cinematography

David MANSFIELD - Music

Fernando PARDO - Film Editor

Antonio MUNOHIERRO - Set decorator

Casting

Salma HAYEK - Julia

Ernesto YANEZ - Don Sabas

Rafael INCLAN - Le Père Angel

Odiseo BICHIR - Docteur Pardo

Fernando LUJAN - Le Colonel

Marisa PAREDES - Lola

Film poster © DR

In Competition – Feature Films Released on Arturo RIPSTEIN

EL CORONEL NO TIENE QUIEN LE ESCRIBA

The Colonel waits. They promised him a pension, which for years has remained a promise unfulfilled. Every Friday, solemn and dressed in his finest sui...
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