Bleak Street | TIFF

Bleak Street

La calle de la amargura (Mexico, Spain)

Directed by:
Arturo Ripstein
Duration:
12h:01m
TIFF edition:
2016
Category:
Synopsis:

In the early morning hours, two elderly whores go back to their hovels. They are not tired from working. They are tired of not doing so. One has problems at home with her teenage daughter and her cross dressing husband. The other, with her loneliness. But that night, they have a date to celebrate the victory in the ring of two wrestlers, twin midgets wearing masks. At the hourly hotel, in order to rob the tiny men of their earnings, they drug them with eye drops...

Festivals:
Veneţia 2015, Toronto 2015, Gijón 2015, Göteborg 2016
 
Awards:
Best Director - Gijón 2015
 
Trailer:
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