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186 Ratings

Deep Crimson

Profundo carmesí

Directed by Arturo Ripstein
Spain, France, 1996
Crime, Drama, Romance


In this alternately macabre and mirthful thriller, based on a true-crime story, renowned Mexican director Arturo Ripstein brings a stylish audacity to the tale of the “Lonely Hearts Killers,” a couple who, in the 1940s, posed and brother and sister to lure and murder unsuspecting widows.

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Deep Crimson Directed by Arturo Ripstein

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1996 | 6 wins including: Best Original Screenplay

Sundance Film Festival

1997 | 2 honorable mentions including: Latin America Cinema Award

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