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Sombra dolorosa


Dolores wants to follow her deceased father Don Paramo to her death. Determined to prevent yet more disaster, Dolores’ mother challenges El Muerto, death himself, to a final wrestling match. While the widow faces her invincible opponent, Dolores jumps into the river to end it all. A courageous Samaritan manages to rescue the suicidal daughter and brings her to the wrestling arena just in time to witness a death-affirming curiosity. The sadness is never-ending!

Canada 2004, 7 min


Guy Maddin


Cindy-Marie Small
Isaac Paz
Juan Portillo
Talia Pura

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The Winnipeg Film Group