Anticlimax (1973)

Mexico,
90m, 3240 feet
16mm film, colour, mono
Spanish

A Mexican fantasy film directed by Gelsen Gas. It was originally released in Mexico on 4 January 1973.

Plot Summary

A young engineer living in a strange city meets a woman from the country, falls in love and marries her. But then his entire live is revealed to be a film projected on his wall.

Credits

Crew
Director: Gelsen Gas
S.A. Estudios Churubusco Azteca
Producer: Gelsen Gas
Production Manager: Bosco Arochi
Script: Luis Urías
Commentary Writer: Homero Aridjis
Poems: Raquel Jodorowsky
Photography: Rafael Corkidi
Additional Photography: Manuel Palomino, Juan Manuel González
Editor: Carlos Savage
Music: Jimmie Nicol, Gelsen Gas
Additional Music: Misha and Urias, The Moonlighters, Rodolfo Sánchez, Miguel Peña, Alicia Villaseñor
Sound: James L. Fields, Ernesto Caballero
Special Effects: Antonio Muñoz
Title Design: Gustavo Andrade
Choreography: Julia Villaseñor

Cast
Rodolfo Bandala
Mauricio Davison (Donino)
Tina French (Donino's wife)
Gabriela Goldsmith
Adriana Pérez Rómo
Leopoldo Ayala
Sergio Contreras
Tamara Garina
Sergio Gusik
María Victoria
El Avator Enmascarado

References

Periodicals

  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.39 no.458 (March 1972) p.47 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Time Out no.79 (20 August 1971) p.45 – review

Books

Other Sources

  • British National Film Catalogue vol.10 (1972) p.8 – credits