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El Bulto [videorecording]

Canela Films ; screenplay, Gabriel Retes, Maria Del Pozo, Gabriela Retes ; producer and director, Gabriel Retes
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Dormir durante 20 años, lo llevó a despertar a una nueva forma de vida. Un joven periodista mexicano, Lauro, cae en un profundo coma in 1971 durante una protesta hippie y su familia decide mantenerio conectado a aparatos médicos (un respirador) hasta que-- en 1991 inesperadamente abre sus ojos. Cuando despierta se encuentra con un futuro muy diferente al que hubiese imaginado y debe adaptarse a los cambios. Ría y llore con Lauro a medida que él se reconecta con su madre anciana, su esposa nuevamente casada y sus hijos ya grandes. Esta comedia lo hará reflexionar, entre risas, sobre el pasado, el presente y el futuro.
Sleeping through 20 years of his life gives him a serious wake up call. A young Mexican journalist, Lauro, falls into a coma in 1971 during a hippie protest. His family connects him to a life support for 20 years, until 1991 when Lauro suddenly opens his eyes. Lauro awakes to find himself in a very different future than he would have imagined and must adjust to the changes. Laugh and cry with Lauro as he reconnects with his now old mother, re-married wife and grown-up children. This dark comedy will make you think about the past, present and future.
Director
Gabriel Retes
Performers
Gabriel Retes, Hector Bonilla, Lourdes Elizarraras, José Alonso.
Release Date
1992
Run Time
105 min.
Language
Spanish dialogue, English subtitles
Rating
Not rated
Notes
  • Title from container.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
Variant Title
Also known as: Excess baggage
Credits
Photographer, Chuy ; editor, Saul Aupart ; music, Pedro Plascencia Salinas.
Published
[Coral Gables, Fla.] : Distributed by Venevision International, c2006.
Description
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., dual layer.
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