Las marimbas del infierno (Marimbas from Hell)
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Las marimbas del infierno (Marimbas from Hell)
A handful of musicians struggling to be heard are brought together in a wildly unlikely collaboration in this neo-realistic comedy-drama from Guatemalan filmmaker Julio Hernandez Cordon. The marimba, a large percussion instrument similar to the xylophone, is an integral part of traditional Guatemalan music, and Alfonso (Alfonso Tunche) is a man who has devoted his life to the marimba. However, a gang of thugs have been trying to steal his instrument, and with attendance down at the tourist hotel where Alfonso plays in the band, he finds himself without a steady gig. Trying to sort out his next… More