Juan Carlos Colombo

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Herod's Law (1999)

Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Estrada
CAST:  Damián Alcázar  •  Pedro Armendáriz Jr.  •  Delia Casanova  •  Juan Carlos Colombo

Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Estrada
CAST:  Damián Alcázar  •  Pedro Armendáriz Jr.  •  Delia Casanova  •  Juan Carlos Colombo

Cronos (1993)

Faced with his own mortality, an ingenious alchemist tried to perfect an invention that would provide him with the key to eternal life. It was called the Cronos device. When he died more than 400 years later, he took the secrets of this remarkable device to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Federico Luppi  •  Ron Perlman  •  Claudio Brook  •  Margarita Isabel

Faced with his own mortality, an ingenious alchemist tried to perfect an invention that would provide him with the key to eternal life. It was called the Cronos device. When he died more than 400 years later, he took the secrets of this remarkable device to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Federico Luppi  •  Ron Perlman  •  Claudio Brook  •  Margarita Isabel

By Day and by Night (2010)

A Mexican science fiction film where the over-population problem has been solved by programming people to operate in either day or night, and not both.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Molina
CAST:  Gala Montes  •  Manuel Balbi  •  Sandra Echeverría  •  Fernando Becerril

A Mexican science fiction film where the over-population problem has been solved by programming people to operate in either day or night, and not both.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Molina
CAST:  Gala Montes  •  Manuel Balbi  •  Sandra Echeverría  •  Fernando Becerril

Inertia (2013)

The minute Lucia hears the news that her ex-boyfriend Felipe was admitted to a hospital, she rushed herself to meet him. As Felipe was found to be in a critical condition, Lucia makes up her mind to nurse him, but soon realizes the unresolved feelings she had for him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Isabel Muñoz
CAST:  Maricela Peñalosa  •  Flavio Medina  •  Mauricio Isaac  •  Verónica Langer

The minute Lucia hears the news that her ex-boyfriend Felipe was admitted to a hospital, she rushed herself to meet him. As Felipe was found to be in a critical condition, Lucia makes up her mind to nurse him, but soon realizes the unresolved feelings she had for him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Isabel Muñoz
CAST:  Maricela Peñalosa  •  Flavio Medina  •  Mauricio Isaac  •  Verónica Langer

Love Around the Corner (1985)

After breaking out from jail and being rescued by an enigmatic driver, Maria begins a journey through Mexico City's nocturnal life  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto Cortés
CAST:  Gabriela Roel  •  Alonso Echánove  •  Martha Papadimitriou  •  Leonor Llausás

After breaking out from jail and being rescued by an enigmatic driver, Maria begins a journey through Mexico City's nocturnal life  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto Cortés
CAST:  Gabriela Roel  •  Alonso Echánove  •  Martha Papadimitriou  •  Leonor Llausás

Difficult Days (1988)

Two shareholder brothers close several factories due to economic problems, except for their chemical plants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Pelayo
CAST:  Alejandro Parodi  •  Blanca Guerra  •  Fernando Balzaretti  •  Luis Manuel Pelayo

Two shareholder brothers close several factories due to economic problems, except for their chemical plants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Pelayo
CAST:  Alejandro Parodi  •  Blanca Guerra  •  Fernando Balzaretti  •  Luis Manuel Pelayo

Gertrudis Bocanegra (1992)

Biopic about a woman who played a courageous role in the resistance against French occupation of Mexico in the early 1800s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernesto Medina
CAST:  Ofelia Medina  •  Jorge Russek  •  Angélica Aragón  •  Fernando Balzaretti

Biopic about a woman who played a courageous role in the resistance against French occupation of Mexico in the early 1800s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernesto Medina
CAST:  Ofelia Medina  •  Jorge Russek  •  Angélica Aragón  •  Fernando Balzaretti

Alta Tensión (1997)

A retired man that used to work for the National Electricity Company fight with his sons who want to get his money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodolfo de Anda
CAST:  María Rojo  •  Ernesto Gómez Cruz  •  Evangelina Elizondo  •  Juan Manuel Bernal

A retired man that used to work for the National Electricity Company fight with his sons who want to get his money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodolfo de Anda
CAST:  María Rojo  •  Ernesto Gómez Cruz  •  Evangelina Elizondo  •  Juan Manuel Bernal

El Atentado (2010)

Tells the story behind an assassination attempt perpetrated in 1897, by a dipsomaniac man, against the President of the Mexican Republic, General Porfirio Diaz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Fons
CAST:  Daniel Giménez Cacho  •  José María Yázpik  •  Julio Bracho  •  Irene Azuela

Tells the story behind an assassination attempt perpetrated in 1897, by a dipsomaniac man, against the President of the Mexican Republic, General Porfirio Diaz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Fons
CAST:  Daniel Giménez Cacho  •  José María Yázpik  •  Julio Bracho  •  Irene Azuela

Tlatelolco, Summer of 68' (2013)

As Mexico prepares to host the 1968 Olympics, students and civilians are uniting on the streets to protest the authoritarian government. Tensions are running high and the eyes of the world are on Mexico and President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz. Ana Maria, a student ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Bolado
CAST:  Teresa Ruiz  •  Ricardo Kleinbaum  •  Roberto Sosa  •  Alejandra Ambrosi

As Mexico prepares to host the 1968 Olympics, students and civilians are uniting on the streets to protest the authoritarian government. Tensions are running high and the eyes of the world are on Mexico and President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz. Ana Maria, a student ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Bolado
CAST:  Teresa Ruiz  •  Ricardo Kleinbaum  •  Roberto Sosa  •  Alejandra Ambrosi

Hidalgo: la historia jamás contada (2010)

Hidalgo, en su celda del Hospital Militar de Chihuahua, recuerda algunos pasajes de su vida, principalmente su estancia como párroco en San Felipe Torres Mochas; donde se relacionó con las clases bajas y nació la idea emancipadora, tradujo y montó al Tartufo de ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antonio Serrano
CAST:  Demián Bichir  •  Ana de la Reguera  •  Gerardo Trejo Luna  •  Juan Ignacio Aranda

Hidalgo, en su celda del Hospital Militar de Chihuahua, recuerda algunos pasajes de su vida, principalmente su estancia como párroco en San Felipe Torres Mochas; donde se relacionó con las clases bajas y nació la idea emancipadora, tradujo y montó al Tartufo de ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antonio Serrano
CAST:  Demián Bichir  •  Ana de la Reguera  •  Gerardo Trejo Luna  •  Juan Ignacio Aranda

Cilantro and Parsley (1998)

"Cilantro y perejil" is a comedy about couples from the same family, hit by the economic crisis in Mexico. The plot turns around the eternal question of whether it is worth it to live as a couple. The conclusions are fun, unpredictable and very human. After ending ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rafael Montero
CAST:  Arcelia Ramírez  •  Demián Bichir  •  Germán Dehesa  •  Rodolfo Arias

"Cilantro y perejil" is a comedy about couples from the same family, hit by the economic crisis in Mexico. The plot turns around the eternal question of whether it is worth it to live as a couple. The conclusions are fun, unpredictable and very human. After ending ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rafael Montero
CAST:  Arcelia Ramírez  •  Demián Bichir  •  Germán Dehesa  •  Rodolfo Arias

Benjamín's Wife (1991)

Benjamin is an old bachelor who lives with his sister. One day he falls in love with the young Natividad. Seeing that the love letter strategy doesn't work with the girl, Benjamín decides to kidnap her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Carrera
CAST:  Malena Doria  •  Juan Carlos Colombo  •  Eduardo Palomo  •  Arcelia Ramírez

Benjamin is an old bachelor who lives with his sister. One day he falls in love with the young Natividad. Seeing that the love letter strategy doesn't work with the girl, Benjamín decides to kidnap her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Carrera
CAST:  Malena Doria  •  Juan Carlos Colombo  •  Eduardo Palomo  •  Arcelia Ramírez

Mystery of the Maya (1995)

Filmed in IMAX, a young Mayan boy who lives close to the ruins becomes acquainted with an archaeologist (Guerra) and asks her to tell him about his ancestors. The crew travelled to over 15 locations in Mexico and Guatemala, including Tulum and Chichén Itzá.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barrie Howells  •  Roberto Rochín
CAST:  Susan Glover  •  Nicolas Alonso  •  Juan Carlos Colombo  •  Blanca Guerra

Filmed in IMAX, a young Mayan boy who lives close to the ruins becomes acquainted with an archaeologist (Guerra) and asks her to tell him about his ancestors. The crew travelled to over 15 locations in Mexico and Guatemala, including Tulum and Chichén Itzá.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barrie Howells  •  Roberto Rochín
CAST:  Susan Glover  •  Nicolas Alonso  •  Juan Carlos Colombo  •  Blanca Guerra

We Are What We Are (2010)

After the death of a patriarch, a family must try to continue on with a disturbing, ritualistic tradition.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Michel Grau
CAST:  Paulina Gaitán  •  Alan Chávez  •  Adrián Aguirre  •  Carmen Beato

After the death of a patriarch, a family must try to continue on with a disturbing, ritualistic tradition.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Michel Grau
CAST:  Paulina Gaitán  •  Alan Chávez  •  Adrián Aguirre  •  Carmen Beato

Corazones rotos (2002)

Many stories of families within an urban complex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rafael Montero
CAST:  Verónica Merchant  •  Rafael Sánchez Navarro  •  Carmen Montejo  •  Salvador Garcini

Many stories of families within an urban complex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rafael Montero
CAST:  Verónica Merchant  •  Rafael Sánchez Navarro  •  Carmen Montejo  •  Salvador Garcini

More Than Anything in the World (2007)

The relationship between beautiful Emilia (Elizabeth Cervantes) and her imaginative young daughter, Alicia, is tested in this understated Mexican drama. Disoriented after moving to a new apartment and left to herself when her mother starts bringing men home, Alicia ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrés León Becker  •  Javier Solar
CAST:  Elizabeth Cervantes  •  Juan Carlos Colombo  •  Julia Urbini  •  Andrés Montiel

The relationship between beautiful Emilia (Elizabeth Cervantes) and her imaginative young daughter, Alicia, is tested in this understated Mexican drama. Disoriented after moving to a new apartment and left to herself when her mother starts bringing men home, Alicia ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrés León Becker  •  Javier Solar
CAST:  Elizabeth Cervantes  •  Juan Carlos Colombo  •  Julia Urbini  •  Andrés Montiel

Cañitas, presencia (2007)

Based on the novel by Carlos Trejo - which is supposedly based on true events -, the film retells the story of a group of friends that played the Ouija one night together and started to die one by one in mysterious ways. The only survivor was the real-life author, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julio Cesar Estrada
CAST:  Sophie Alexander-Katz  •  Angélica Aragón  •  René Campero  •  Juan Carlos Colombo

Based on the novel by Carlos Trejo - which is supposedly based on true events -, the film retells the story of a group of friends that played the Ouija one night together and started to die one by one in mysterious ways. The only survivor was the real-life author, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julio Cesar Estrada
CAST:  Sophie Alexander-Katz  •  Angélica Aragón  •  René Campero  •  Juan Carlos Colombo

Todo el poder (1999)

Gabriel is a filmmaker in Mexico City, where he is a victim of crime and violence sometimes even three times a day. This is a black comedy that shows the extreme situation Mexico City is suffering as far as crime is concerned, and the tension the city and it's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fernando Sariñana
CAST:  Demián Bichir  •  Cecilia Suárez  •  Ximena Sariñana  •  Diego Luna

Gabriel is a filmmaker in Mexico City, where he is a victim of crime and violence sometimes even three times a day. This is a black comedy that shows the extreme situation Mexico City is suffering as far as crime is concerned, and the tension the city and it's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fernando Sariñana
CAST:  Demián Bichir  •  Cecilia Suárez  •  Ximena Sariñana  •  Diego Luna

The Legend of a Mask (1991)

A reporter starts investigating the life of the recently deceased wrestler "The Masked Angel"  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Buil
CAST:  María Rojo  •  Héctor Ortega  •  Gina Morett  •  Héctor Bonilla

A reporter starts investigating the life of the recently deceased wrestler "The Masked Angel"  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Buil
CAST:  María Rojo  •  Héctor Ortega  •  Gina Morett  •  Héctor Bonilla
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