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35e 16 > 25.07.2021

La fórmula secreta

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This little known 42-minute film, which won an open experimental filmmaking competition in 1965, is extraordinary and unsettling.  “If you had to summarise the film”, noted director Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Roma) at the screening of the restored film in Lyon in 2017, “it would be the history of a patient who is given a transfusion of Coca-Cola on his deathbed.”

La fórmula secreta — extraordinario y desconocido mediometraje de 42 minutos del que nadie sale indemne— ganó en 1965 un concurso abierto de cine experimental. «Si tuviéramos que resumir le película, sería la historia de un paciente moribundo que recibe una transfusión de Coca-Cola», comentó el director Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Roma) con ocasión de la proyección del filme restaurado en Lyon en 2017.

  • fiction
  • Mexico
  • 1965 | 42 min. | Black and white
  • Language : Spanish
  • Subtitles : French
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Santos Núñez
Rubén Gámez
Cinematography
Salvador Gijón
Segismundo Pérez de Pedro 'Segis'
Editing
Rubén Gamez
Daniel Rubio
Music
Antonio Pérez Olea
Sound
Galdino R. Samperio
Cast
José Castillo
Manuel Gaitán
Pilar Islas
Nico-Nito
Print Contact
Cineteca National
Rubén Gámez
Filmobiography

1992 Tequila (unique feature film)

1976 Valle de México (documentary short)
1974 Fiesta mexicana en Washington (documentary short)
1962 Magueyes (short)
1957 La China popular (documentary short)
1953 Writer: Cine verdad (TV series)

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Conception: Asphalte Design - Développement: Bluesystem

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