The Beginning and the End (Principio y fin)
The Beginning and the End (Principio y fin) (1993)

This Mexican film, loosely based on Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz's 1940's book, traces the slow and painful collapse of a Mexican family after the sudden death of the father. Much of the film focuses upon the outcomes of two… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 1, 1993
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Dennis Harvey

This somber, somewhat emotionally distant effort lacks the operatic sweep its tragic family-epic material seems to cry for.