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Directed by Alejandro Springall
Canada, 2000
Comedy, Drama


This dramedy from Mexico follows the odyssey of Esperanza Diaz. Widowed, Esperanza also loses her 12-year-old daughter, Blanca, to a rare virus. But when a vision of St. Jude tells her that Blanca is still alive, Esperanza sets out to find her.

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Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Latin America Cinema Award

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

2000 | 5 nominations including: Best Make-Up