The Crime of Father Amaro

The Crime of Father Amaro
The Crime of Father Amaro

Year

2002

Duration

114 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

Spanish (English subtitles)

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Synopsis

A priest discovers the path of virtue can be steep and that temptation can demand a heavy price in one of the most successful films in Mexican cinema history. Father Amaro (Gael Garcia Bernal) is a young Catholic priest assigned to the small rural community of Los Reyes. There he discovers that crime and sin are rife. The film was roundly condemned by the Catholic Church on release - but became a huge hit both in Mexico and abroad.

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15 Classification

This film contains strong language and moderate sex , violence and blood.

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