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The Last Christeros Mexico, Netherlands 2011 | 90 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Matías Meyer

Matías Meyer, born in 1979, writer, director, editor, producer. His films include “El Pasajero” (2004), “Verde” (2006) and “Moros y Cristianos” (2007). He is currently preparing “Los últimos Cristeros”, which will be released in 2010.

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From 1926 to 1929, civil war reigned between government troops and Catholic peasant militias in Mexico. The reason was an edict that was supposed to weaken the influence of the Catholic Church and which greatly reduced freedom of religion in the country.The Last Christeros is set 10 years after the official end of the "Guerra Cristera": a scattered group of Christeros have rejected the state's offer of an amnesty and continue fighting for their beliefs.Badly equipped and running out of supplies, they move from hiding place to hiding place, on the run form the army and in a daily struggle with the mountainous, arid landscape.An intense, more spiritual than military drama.

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Orig. Title: Los últimos cristeros
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
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Director: Matías Meyer
Screenplay: Matías Meyer, Israel Cárdenas, based on the novel by Antonio Estrada
Cast: Alejandro Limón, Antonio García, Jesús Moisés Rodríguez, Salvador Ferreiro, Abel Lozano
Producer: Julio Bárcenas,Matías Meyer; Paola Herrera; Frans Van Gestel; Enrique Rivero
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Galo Durán
Director of Photography: Gerardo Barroso Alcalá
Production Design: Nohemi Gonzalez
Editor: León Felipe Gonzalez
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Format: 35 mm
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World Sales: FiGa Films
Production: Axolote Cine; Imcine; Eficine; Una Comunión; IDTV Film
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