About the film
small town suspicion based on a true story murder priest anger lynching mountain climbing college student
Canoa : A Shameful Memory
Release Date: March 04, 1976
|Production Companies||:||Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Producción Cinematográfica (STPC), Conacite Uno|
|Producers||:||Roberto Lozoya, Alfredo Chavira|
|Writers||:||Tomás Pérez Turrent|
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.