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At the end of the nineteen-thirties, in the arid mountains of Mexico, a christero colonel and his last men resist to surrender.  This men are peasants, poor and proud people. They are followed by the government and are in need of ammunitions in order to fight. The support does not arrive and life in the sierra turns more difficult every day; the war is almost over. Men, in their suffering, start feeling abandoned, in their illness and solitude. They are almost the last ones. Although rendition is an option, their oath to God is made.

Alejandro “Chano” Limón, Antonio García, Abel Lozano, Salvador Ferreiro, Jesús Moisés Rodríguez.

Written by Matías Meyer and Israel Cardenas
Adapted from the story of Antonio Estrada “Rescoldo, the last cristeros”
Directed by Matías Meyer
Producers Julio Barcenas and Matías Meyer
Coproducers Paola Herrera and Enrique Rivero
Coproducer Frans van Gestel
Produced by Axolote Cine
In association with Una Comunion
In coproduction with IDTV
In coproduction with IMCINE
With the support of the State of Guanajuato and the State of Jalisco,
and produced with the support of Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam and The Netherlands Film Fund.
Filmed thanks to the tax incentive of the law 226 of ISR (EFICINE Mexico)

World premiere: Toronto IFF – Visions  2011
Honorific Mention – Paraty (Brazil) Film Festival 2011
Signis Award – Habana Film Festival (Cuba) 2011
Premio Sección Ahora México – FICUNAM (México) 2012
Best Cinematography – Cape Winelands FF (South Africa) 2012
Premio Kukulcan  – Riviera Maya FF (México) 2012
Grand Prix Coup de Coeur – Toulouse (France) 2012
Grand Prix Split Film Festival – (Croacia) 2012

Distributor: Axolote Distribución

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