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Mamasuncion

Spain, 1984 (MIFF 1985)

Director: Chano Pineiro

A beautiful and passionate story from Galicia, the poorest region of rural Spain, from which most of the able men have emigrated in waves many years ago. The story of a woman who waits forty years for news of her son, now in Mexico.

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