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Ten Mexican filmmakers consider their nation on the centennial of the revolution in this anthology feature. For Revolucion, ten directors were asked to each contribute a ten minute film that in some way dealt with Mexico, its people, its national character and the legacy of the revolution. Actor Gael García Bernal directed Lucio, in which a young boy who is practicing the flag salute for school is confronted by his irreverent brother and must consider his views on patriotism and faith. Mariana Chenillo's La Tienda de Raya (aka The Estate Store) concerns a woman working for a discount store… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The pieces are uneven, and only three bear direct reference to the title event per se."
‑ Donald J. Levit, ReelTalk Movie Reviews
"A remarkable exploration of an important historical event 100 years after the fact."
‑ Joe Utichi, Cinematical
"Given such a broad concept, the possibilities for treatment remain almost limitless, but it's interesting to note that the first two episodes lay out the twin poles for approaching the stated thematic."
‑ Andrew Schenker, Slant Magazine
"Commonalities emerge ... Yet the diversity reveals the complexity of contemporary Mexican culture and challenges assumptions about our neighbor to the south."
‑ Annlee Ellingson, Moving Pictures Magazine
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