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La Tragedia de Macario (2005)





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Pablo Veliz wrote and directed this drama revolving around a Mexican peasant, who seeks a better life by crossing the border into America. Rogelio Ramos, Milicent Figueroa.


Tina Rodriguez
as Virgin Mary
Carlos Chavaria
as Immigrant
Marisal Garza
as Violetta
Mark Martinez
as Immigrant
Ned Meneses
as Immigrant
Jerry Ramos
as Immigrant
Lorenzo Rocha
as Immigrant
Jose Veliz
as Immigrant
Luis Villereal
as Rancher Buyer
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Critic Reviews for La Tragedia de Macario

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

The attempt to marry naturalistic filmmaking to opera -- much of the narrative unrolls in song -- is misguided and unconvincing.

February 2, 2006

Inspired by a real incident in which 19 illegal immigrants died a similar death, La Tragedia de Macario takes one of the great issues of our time and makes it human in scale.

January 26, 2006 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

The story could definitely use further exploring but sadly, the narrative form of La Tragedia De Macario steers it away from the interesting and turns it into the monotonous.

January 22, 2006 | Rating: 2.5/5

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