FRI SEP 15, 2023 10:00 PM


$8.00 (member) ; $13.00 (general admission)

Los Feliz 3 | Introduction by filmmaker Arturo Ripstein and screenwriter Paz Alicia Garcíadiego 

‘Arturo Ripstein: An American Cinematheque Retrospective’ and ‘The Latin American Canon of Cruelty’

Co-presented by Hola Mexico Film Festival 

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  • RELEASED IN: 2015
  • 99 MINUTES
  • DIRECTED BY: Arturo Ripstein


In Spanish with English subtitles.

In the early morning hours, two elderly prostitutes go back to their hovels. They are not tired from working; they are tired of not working. One has problems at home with her teenage daughter and cross-dressing husband. The other lives with her invalid mother and loneliness. But that night, they have a date to celebrate the victory in the ring of two wrestlers, twin midgets wearing masks. At the hourly hotel, in order to rob the tiny men of their earnings, they drug them with eye drops. But the dose proves fatal. They murder them unintentionally. Scared and confused, they decide to hide from the police and run away together to live, as they always have, on Bleak Street.


DISTRIBUTOR: Leisure Time Features