THE CRIME OF FATHER AMARO (Carlos Carrera, 2002)

Freshly ordained, Father Amaro (Gael García Bernal—best actor, Mexican Cinema Journalists) enters Los Reyes on a bus, which has been robbed, establishing for us the poverty and desperation of the region. Amaro is to assist Father Benito. At night, Amaro notices Benito’s mistress, whose 16-year-old daughter, Amelia, drops boyfriend Ruben in order to pursue Amaro. […]