Deep Crimson

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Deep Crimson ★★ Profundo Carmesi 1996

In 1949 Mexico, overweight nurse and willful romantic Coral (Orozco), impulsively answers a lonely hearts ad placed by Nicolas (Gimenez Cacho), who turns out to be a seedy con man. Coral, however, is certain she's found her true love and is obsessive in her devotion. So much so that she decides to help him with his swindling of vulnerable widows. But Coral's uncontrolled jealousy leads to murder. Based on the same true crime story that inspired the 1969 film, “The Honeymoon Killers.” Spanish with subtitles. 109m/C VHS . MX SP Regina Orozco, Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Marisa Paredes; D: Arturo Ripstein; W: Paz Alicia Garciadiego; C: Guillermo Granillo; M: David Mansfield.