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The Crime of Padre Amaro

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The Crime of Padre Amaro

Release Date: October 01, 2002

Year    :   2002
Slogan    :   «Lead us not into temptation»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía, Alameda Films, Cinecolor-México, Cinecolor-Argentina, Artcam y Fonds Sud Cinéma
Director    :   Carlos Carrera
Producers    :   Daniel Birman Ripstein, Alfredo Ripstein hijo, José María Morales, Claudia Becker, Scot Evans, Atahualpa Lichy, Laura Imperiale, Sandra León Becker
Writers    :   Eça de Queirós, Vicente Leñero
RunTime    :   118 mins.
Budget    :   1800000

The young Father Amaro is put to the test. He is sent to Mexico to help take care of aging Father Benito when he meets a 16-year-old girl that he begins and affair with. It turns out the girls mother had been having an affair with Father Benito. Father Amaro must soon choose between the holy or the sinful life.

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