Remember Acapulco

Data sheet - Synopsis

Year : 2013

Length : 82 min

Language : Spanish
(French and English subtitles)

Film format : HD, 16:9

Broadcast medium : DCP, DVD

Coproducers : Cap Dal prod & Terra Nostra (Mexique)

Supports : Pitch Documentary in Europe, Mercadoc (Malagà),

Festival International du Film de Saint-Sebastian, FIPA 2010

Director : Ludovic Bonleux
Synopsis :

In the past, Acapulco was a refuge for Hollywood's stars. Today, during the Holy Week, «Springbreakers» and sacrificial processions meet up with wars and cartels in background. A photographer-reporter shows us to the meanders of this lost paradise.

The director

Ludovic Bonleux

Ludovic Bonleux studied History, Photography and Documentary cinema in Mexico, United-States and France. Since 2002, he made three documentaries and a photographic essay about political violence and forced disappearances in Guerrero (Mexico). His last film, Guerrero (2017) has been selected in many film festivals in Mexico and United-States until today.

Broadcast - Distribution - Festivals

Distribution :

Novanima productions (France)

Capdalprod (Mexique)


Festivals :

Festival Internacional de Cine de Puebla (México, Mexique, 2014)
Festival de la Memoria Documental Iberoamericano (Cuernavaca, Mexique, 2014)
Festival Internacional de Cine de Acapulco (México, Mexique, 2014)
Encuentro Hispanoamericano de Cine y Video Documental Independiente, Contra el Silencio Todas las Voces (México, Mexique, 2014)
Festival Internacional de Cine de Aguascalientes (México, Mexique, 2014)
Festival POC Casa Colorada (Marseille, 2018)

Awards :

Mention Spéciale du Jurlors de la 7e édition du Festival de la Memoria Documental Ibéroaméricano (Cuernavaca, Mexique, 2014)
Mention Honorifique lors de la 8e édition d’El Encuentro Hispanoamericano de cine y video documental independiente : Contra el Silencio Todas las Voces (Mexico, Mexique, 2014)


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