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10 Ratings

A Sweet Scent of Death

Un dulce olor a muerte

Directed by Gabriel Retes
Mexico, Argentina, 1999
Drama, Mystery


Early one morning in the oat fields of Carranco, a village in the Mexican sierra, young Ramón finds the dead body of his secret teenage love Adela. In this desolate place, where machismo and brute force rule, Ramón and others will have life-changing decisions to make.

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A Sweet Scent of Death Directed by Gabriel Retes

Awards & Festivals

Cartagena Film Festival

2000 | Winner: Best Director

Havana Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Grand Coral - Second Prize

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