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Un Dulce Olor a Muerte Details

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Murder, mob justice and a young man's coming of age are brought together in this thriller filmed in Mexico. Ramon (Diego Luna), a young man who lives in a small Mexican farming community, one day finds the body of Adela (Laila Saab) in a field, stabbed to death. The incident is doubly upsetting for Ramon, because he was in love with the girl, though he never did anything about it. The town's sheriff (Hector Alterio) quickly names a culprit, known as the Gypsy (Karra Elejalde). But while the Gypsy was elsewhere at the time of the murder, he can't proclaim his innocence, as he was with his lover at the time, a married woman. Ramon senses something is wrong, but isn't sure what to do -- especially when many in town are pressuring him to avenge the death of the woman he loved, despite the fact it was no more than a schoolboy's crush. The debut film from director Gabriel Retes, Un Dulce Olor A Muerte/A Sweet Scent of Death was shown at the 1999 Guadalajara Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Crew

Gabriel Retes
Director
Pablo Barbachano
Producer
Miguel Necoechea
Producer
Guillermo Arriaga
Book Author
Claudio Rocha
Cinematographer
Ivan Wyszogrod
Composer (Music Score)
Carlos Salces
Editor
Angeles Martinez
Art Director
Gabriel Coll
Sound/Sound Designer
Nerio Barberis
Sound/Sound Designer
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