The Crime of Padre Amaro
Sent to Mexico to help take care of aging Father Benito, young Father Amaro faces a moral challenge when he meets a 16-year-old girl who he starts an affair with. Likewise, the girl's mother had been having an affair with Father Benito. Father Amaro must choose between a holy or sinful life.
- Genre: Drama, Romance
- Studio: Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía, Alameda Films, Cinecolor-México, Cinecolor-Argentina, Artcam y Fonds Sud Cinéma
- Keyword: heart attack, drug trafficking, drug crime, mexican province, celibacy, pregnancy, priest, catholicism, new mexican cinema
- Cast: Gael García Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancón, Sancho Gracia, Angélica Aragón, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Gastón Melo