24.9. - 3.10.2020

Carmín Tropical Mexico 2014 | 80 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Rigoberto Pérezcano

At the start of his career, RIGOBERTO PÉREZCANO (*1975) only made documentary films, including the prize-winning XV in Zaachila (2002). Carmin Tropical is his second feature film after Northless (2009).

rated for 0 + years
Mabel, a singer, returns to her home town Juchitan in the South of Mexico, where traditionally many transsexuals, known as muxe, live. She's looking for the murderer of her friend Daniela, a muxe like herself, who was killed by 27 stab wounds in the back. For Mabel, the search becomes a journey into a past full of nostalgia and painful memories. And a trip into a dark world of betrayal and social ostracisation. Carmin Tropical is a poetic transgender drama with the plot of a tense thriller.
Orig. Title: Carmín Tropical
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
Section: Vitrina
Director: Rigoberto Pérezcano
Screenplay: Rigoberto Pérezcano
Cast: Luis Alberti, Juan Carlos Medellín, José Pescina, Marco Pétriz, Everardo Trejo
Producer: Rigoberto Perezcano,Jaime B. Ramos,Christian Valdelièvre,Cristina L. Velasco
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Luca Ortega
Director of Photography: Alejandro Cantú
Production Design:
Editor: Miguel Schverdfinger
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: The Open Reel
Production: Cinepantera; FOPROCINE; Tiburón Filmes
Contact: Cosimo Santoro, The Open Reel:, 0039 3404940351


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