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The Children's Hour

La hora de los niños

Directed by Arturo Ripstein
Mexico, 1969
Drama, Thriller


Strange story focusing on a house where a boy has a babysitter who is a clown with an eerie makeup that gives him a threatening rather than a jovial look.

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The Children's Hour Directed by Arturo Ripstein

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1970 | Directors' Fortnight

Locarno International Film Festival

1970 | Winner: Youth Jury Mention

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