Tag Archives: Julio Bracho

Canasta de cuentos mexicanos (1956)

Continuing my look at films starring María Félix, here’s a short review of Canasta de cuentos mexicanos [Basket of Mexican Stories] (Julio Bracho, 1956). Adapted from three stories by B Traven, a mysterious author about whom I have previously written … Continue reading

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Macario – A (Transnational) Day of the Dead Film

I am currently working on a chapter on adaptation and am pulling out films that have literary origins to watch to flesh out my discussion. Given that it is the Dia de los santos difuntos [All Saints Day], which still … Continue reading

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