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General Santa Ana

Su alteza serenísima (His Most Serene Highness)

Directed by Felipe Cazals
Mexico, 2000


This biopic tells the story of infamous Mexican president Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Set in 1876 during the last three days of the leader’s life, the film paints a portrait of a gravely ill, but quite earnest Santa Anna (Alejandro Parodi) as he talks about the past.

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General Santa Ana Directed by Felipe Cazals

Awards & Festivals

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

2001 | Winner: Best Actress

2001 | 10 nominations including: Golden Ariel