Nudo Mixteco
Ángeles Cruz
Fiction : 91' / Family, Women, Straight, Lesbian

In a village of the Mixtec Oaxaca governed by local practices and customs, three stories intertwine during the patron saint’s celebration. María buries her mother, her father rejects her, and, in uncertainty, she asks her childhood love, Piedad, to leave with her. Esteban returns after three years to discover that Chabela, his wife, is living with another man; enraged he calls the village people to prosecute her in an assembly. Toña, faced with her daughter's abuse, relives her own pain when she returns to confront her family.


October 16 | 16h00 | Teatro Rivoli - Pequeno Auditório
Porto Official Competition

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Year: 2021

Country: Mexico

Language: Spanish

Subtitles: English

With: Sonia Couoh, Noé Hernández, Myriam Bravo, Eileen Yáñez, Aída López, Jorge Doal

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Ángeles Cruz


Ángeles Cruz is an actress and filmmaker of Mixtec origin. She has written and directed several short films that have received awards in Mexico and abroad. Nudo Mixteco is her first feature film.


2021 - Nudo Mixteco (Feature Film)
2018 - Arcángel (Short Film)
2016 - La Carta (Short Film)
2012 - La Tiricia o cómo Curar la Tristeza (Short Film)

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