The Holy Inquisition

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The Holy Inquisition


The Holy Inquisition

Release Date: June 06, 1974

Year    :   1974
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Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Cinematográfica Marco Polo S.A., Estudios Churubusco Azteca
Director    :   Arturo Ripstein
Producers    :   Angélica Ortiz, Leopoldo Silva, Marco Silva
Writers    :   Arturo Ripstein, José Emilio Pacheco
RunTime    :   127 mins.

A plague is spreading through 16th century Mexico, and the Inquisition of the Roman Catholic Church is rooting out Jews, for they are believed to be its cause. At his father's funeral, a monk observes his family practicing Jewish burial rite, and he reports them, leading to devastating consequences for the whole family.

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