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Salma Hayek on Trump: "I ask myself whether it's stupidity, malignity or greed"

 06/06/2017 - 03:45
Salma Hayek (d) y Connie Britton (i) en la película "Beatriz at Dinner", una comedia inteligente y ácida donde la mexicana encarna el papel de una sanadora de medicina alternativa, inmigrante, que choca con la soberbia y prepotencia de un magnate del mundo de los bienes raíces. EFE/Roadside Attractions

Together with Puerto Rican director Miguel Arteta, Hayek presented the Miami media with her latest film, "Beatriz at Dinner," a smart, tart comedy in which the Mexican plays the part of an immigrant alternative-medicine healer who comes up against the arrogance and self-importance of a real-estate magnate.

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EFE

Michel Franco: "Let's go ahead and make something Hollywood-style, but in Mexico.'"

 05/16/2017 - 05:05
 Mexican film director Michel Franco, during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on May 12, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman

At the premiere of his latest movie at the Cannes Film Festival, famous Mexican director Michel Franco noted a trend to make gringo-style movies in Mexico, something he rated as a big mistake. His new movie, "April's Daughter", tells the story of a pregnant teenager.

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EFE

Michel Franco: "Es un error cuando en México quieren hacer cine a lo gringo"

 05/15/2017 - 14:50
Fotografía del 12 de mayo de 2017, del director mexicano Michel Franco durante una entrevista en ciudad de México, tras la presentación de la película "Las Hijas de Abril". EFE/Mario Guzmán

Con motivo del estreno de su nueva película "Las hijas de Abril" en el Festival de Cannes, el director mexicano Michel Franco observa una tendencia de su país a hacer productos comerciales y considera "un error cuando en México quieren hacer cine a lo gringo".

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EFE

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