The Match Factory
Diego García, Adrian Durazo
Carlos Reygadas, Natalia López, Phil Burgers
Bord Cadre Films, Film i Väst, Mantarraya Producciones, Snowglobe Films
A family lives in the Mexican countryside raising fighting bulls. Esther is in charge of running the ranch, while her husband Juan, a world-renowned poet, raises and selects the beasts. When Esther becomes infatuated with a horse-breaker, Juan seems incapable of reaching his own expectations about himself.
Mexican film director, writer and producer. Studied law in Mexico City and in London. His debut feature JAPÓN was presented at the Rotterdam and the Cannes IFFs in 2002, where it received a Special Mention for the Camera D’or. The film was coproduced by himself and his producing partner, Jamie Romandía. In 2005 Reygadas premiered at the Cannes IFF his second film, BATTLE IN HEAVEN, in competition. Also at Cannes he was awarded the Jury Prize in 2007 for SILENT LIGHT and the Best Director Award for POST TENEBRAS LUX in 2012.
2012 POST TENEBRAS LUX
2007 SILENT LIGHT
2005 BATTLE IN HEAVEN