Canoa : A Shameful Memory

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Canoa: A Shameful Memory

small town suspicion based on true story murder priest anger lynching mountain climbing college student

Canoa : A Shameful Memory

Release Date: March 04, 1976

Year    :   1976
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   History, Crime, Thriller
Production Companies    :   Conacite Uno, Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Producción Cinematográfica (STPC)
Director    :   Felipe Cazals
Producers    :   Roberto Lozoya, Alfredo Chavira
Writers    :   Tomás Pérez Turrent
RunTime    :   116 mins.

A group of students arrives in a small town during a hiking expedition. Once there, the local priest accuses them of being communist agitators on the run from an army crack-down against student demonstrations in nearby Mexico City and rallies the townsfolk to lynch them. Based on true facts occurred in the town of Canoa in 1968.

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