Mezcal (2005)

Mezcal
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 33mins.
Genres Drama, Foreign
Keywords N/A
Status Wrapped
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Dagoberto Gama Actor Antonio 1 1000001
Ana Graham Actor Laura 1 1000002
Ricardo Blume Actor Ismael 1 1000003
Aida Lopez Actor Isabel 1 1000004
Mayra Serbulo Actor Martha 1 1000005
Angelina Peláez Actor n/a 1 1000006
Guillermo Gil Actor n/a 1 1000007
Ignacio Ortiz Director n/a 2 2000001
Carlos Carrera Producer n/a 3 3000001
Ignacio Ortiz Producer n/a 3 3000002
Javier Fox Producer n/a 3 3000003
Ignacio Ortiz Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Malcolm Lowry Source Material (from novel: "Under the Volcano") 120786 4000002
Serguei Saldivar Tanaka Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Ignacio Ortiz Editor n/a 172 7000001
David Torres Editor n/a 172 7000002
Sigfrido Barjau Editor n/a 172 7000003
Lucia Alvarez Original Score n/a 120839 8000001
Gloria Carrasco Art Director n/a 183 9000001
Sergio Ruiz Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Elvia Romero Makeup n/a 353 13000002
Ernesto Gaytan Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Pablo Fernandez Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Samuel Larson Sound n/a 120816 14000003
Antonio Diego Sound n/a 120816 14000004
Synopsis
The mythical or, more accurately, the invented town of Parian is the last stop for people who have lost their way. Several people find a refuge here and sit in a local cantina staring into glasses of mezcal as if God could be found at the bottom. They are people haunted by loss of love, guilt, pain or desire for revenge--like the armed old man Ismael, who has been on the run from his cousin's vendetta for 50 years, or like the writer Antonio, whose wife has left him and their childless marriage, or like the owner of the cantina, whose wish to die in her sleep has so far been ignored by God. For these characters and others, Parian is the waiting room of hell, where the mezcal invites them "to drink so you see things and recount them."
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