Balún Canán

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Balún Canán

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Balún Canán

Release Date: May 26, 1977

Year    :   1977
Slogan    :   «A strange spell sentenced her son to death»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Conacine
Director    :   Benito Alazraki
Producers    :   Fernando Macotela
Writers    :   Rosario Castellanos
RunTime    :   117 mins.

Based on Rosario Castellanos' novel, Balún Canán is about the turmoil created by the Cardenas’ land reforms. Events occur in Chiapas on the border with Guatemala, mainly in a town called Comitán. Zoraida struggles and fights to keep her properties, inheritance for her only son. For her actions, the sorcerers of Chacjatal cast a death spell over her son.

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