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Herod's Law

La ley de Herodes

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Directed by Luis Estrada
Mexico, 1999
Comedy

Synopsis

Set in the late 1940s in the remote, thoroughly backwards village of San Pedro de los Saguaros, the film focuses on Vargas, a petty politician who had the dubious honor of being appointed town mayor after his predecessor was decapitated for corruption by an angry mob.

Synopsis

Set in the late 1940s in the remote, thoroughly backwards village of San Pedro de los Saguaros, the film focuses on Vargas, a petty politician who had the dubious honor of being appointed town mayor after his predecessor was decapitated for corruption by an angry mob.

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Herod's LawDirected byLuis Estrada

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Awards & Festivals

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Sundance Film Festival
2000 | Winner: Latin America Cinema Award
Ariel Awards (Mexico)
2000 | 10 wins including: Golden Ariel
2000 | 4 nominations including: Best Original Score
Valladolid International Film Festival
2000 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

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