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10 Ratings

The Attempt

El atentado

Directed by Jorge Fons
Mexico, 2010
Drama, History, War


In 1987, an alcoholic perpetuated an attempt to kill the president of the Mexican Republic, General Porfirio Diaz. The story of the failed and pathetic attempt, unexpected and incomprehensible, ridiculous and touching.

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The Attempt Directed by Jorge Fons

Awards & Festivals

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

2011 | Winner: Best Costume Design

2011 | 4 nominations including: Best Cinematography

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