Roberto Gavaldón’s Mortal Visions
Macario by Robert Gavaldón

Roberto Gavaldón: Mortal Visions

A Museum of Modern Art retrospective showcased the bold visual style and dark tone of the films by the Mexican director.
The celebrated Mexican filmmaker Roberto Gavaldón was born in Juárez and worked as a film extra in California before returning to his native country, where he worked for ten years as assistant director, perfecting the technical aspects of his trade. He then launched his career and during the next four decades made over fifty features, a number of which are celebrated as Mexico’s finest.
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