Sonoma International Film Festival
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Schedule / horario

Thursday, April 12 / jueves, 12 de abril (8:30 pm)
Murphy's Irish Pub, 464 First Street East

Saturday, April 14 / sábado, 14 de abril (9:15 pm)
Sonoma Charter School, 17202 Sonoma Highway

 

México 2010: Benjamin García, El Benny, es deportado de Estados Unidos y al regresar a su pueblo encuentra un panorama desolador. La violencia irracional, la corrupción generalizada y la crisis económica que azotan al país, han devastado por completo al lugar.

El Benny, sin otras opciones y para ayudar a su familia a salir adelante, se involucra en el negocio del narco en el que tiene, por primera vez en su vida, una fulgurante prosperidad llena de dinero, mujeres y violencia, pero al final descubrirá en carne propia, que el tentador camino de la vida criminal no siempre paga lo que promete.


Mexico 2010: Benjamin García, otherwise known as "El Benny," is deported from the United States and upon returning to his village, comes across a devastating scene. The irrational violence, widespread corruption and economic crisis that have gripped the country have completely devastated his hometown.

Seeing no alternative, and in order to help his family get ahead, El Benny gets involved in drug dealing and, for the first time in his life, he prospers and has plenty of money, women and power. However, he will find out soon enough that even though a criminal way of life is tempting, it does not always pay off. 


 

  • Director: Luis Estrada
  • From/De: México
  • Producers/Productores: Luis Estrada, Sandra Solares 
  • Cast/Reparto: Damián Alcázar, Joaquín Cosío, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, María Rojo, Elizabeth Cervantes, Daniel Giménez Cacho
  • Run time/Duración: 145 minutes/145 minutos
  • Página web oficial en Español
  • Official website in English

Awards/Premios: 

  • Nine awards from the Mexican Film Academy, including Best Film and Best Director
  • Nominated for a Spanish Goya Award
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La Quinceañera Film Fiesta is generously sponsored by the Fred & June MacMurray Foundation.




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