El Alcalde

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Synopsis: In Mexico the murder of a mayor is common practice in the drug cartel’s war for territory. This documentary tells the story of Mauricio Fernandez the Mayor of one of the wealthiest and safest municipalities in all of Latin America, as he takes justice into his own hands. The Mayor unravels the complex plot woven by the powerful players in modern politics and set on a political stage plagued by violence, strong economic interests and a blunt discredit for the political class.

Language of dialogue: Spanish
Subtitles: English

Country of Production: Mexico
Year of Production: 2012
Running time: 80 min.

Made by: Emiliano Altuna, Carlos F. Rossini, Diego Osorno