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4.2
9 Ratings

Roots

Raíces

Directed by Benito Alazraki
Mexico, 1954
Drama

Synopsis

Mexican and Latin-American classic. Four independent stories based on writer Francisco Rojas Gonzáles’s work, depicting the reality of Mexican indian people: Las Vacas, Nuestra Señora, El Tuerto and La Potranca.

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Roots Directed by Benito Alazraki

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1955 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1956 | Winner: Special Ariel