17 | JUN | 2019
The couple is invited to the festival for their support to the Latin-American movie industry. FOTO: (Archive/REUTERS)

Ripstein and Garciadiego will receive homage in Lima

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The XIX Movie Festival will recognize their career as promoters of Latin-American cinema.

Mexican movie director Arturo Ripstein and his wife and script writer Paz Alicia Garciadiego will be homaged during the XIX Lima Movie Festival, to be held from August 7 to 15, announced the organizers.

Ripstein has directed movies like "The Castle of Purity (El Castillo de la pureza)" (1972), "The Place without Límites (El Lugar sin límites)" (1977) and "Cadena Perpétua"  (1978), considered as some of the most representative movies in contemporary Mexican cinema, according to a press release.

Garciadiego wrote the script for "Deep Crimson (Profundo Carmesí)" (1996), winner in Venezia and Sundance.

Ripstein began his career with Spanish director Luis Buñuel in 1962, working as his assistant in "El ángel exterminador," and his first movie as director was "Tiempo de Morir" (1965), written by Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez.

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