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3.7
141 Ratings

Ascent to Heaven

Subida al cielo

Directed by Luis Buñuel
Mexico, 1952
Comedy

Synopsis

Esteban Marquez plays a young bridegroom who is called away from the altar. Marquez’s mother is dying, necessitating a bumpy two-day ride in a rickety bus to the little village where mama resides.

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Ascent to Heaven Directed by Luis Buñuel

Awards & Festivals

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1953 | 5 nominations including: Golden Ariel

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