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100 years after the birth of Juan Rulfo, this series explores a new look at several aspects from the Mexican writer’s life. A man of his time, Juan Rulfo was a brilliant observer of reality who found in literature as well as cinema and photography, powerful tools of expression to gives his extensive culture and the acuteness of his point of view.
Through the patient re-construction of familiar memory, and along with his son Juan Carlos –filmmaker who is the protagonist of this proposal– in recovering memories and the voices of friends and colleagues, experts and critics, 100 Years with Juan Rulfo allows us to discover the complexity of the character behind the writer.
Juan Rulfo not only wrote one of the most emblematic novels in Mexican and worldwide literature: Pedro Páramo, he was a witness and a part of a generation that contributed to the culture and construction of contemporary Mexico.
With a narrative style that goes from the playful to the nostalgic and takes us to the intimacy of a personal search, Juan Carlos Rulfo lifts the veil and allows us to get close to the musings, desires, fears, stumbles, loves and certainties of one of the greatest and endearing writers that Mexican literature has produced.