The Devil Never Sleeps


1h 27m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Filmmaker Lourdes Portillo returns to Mexico to investigate the suspicious death of her beloved uncle Oscar Ruiz Almeida, an affluent entrepreneur and politician who was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head.

Film Details

Also Known As
Devil Never Sleeps, Diablo Nunca Duerme, El
Release Date
1994

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Synopsis

Filmmaker Lourdes Portillo returns to Mexico to investigate the suspicious death of her beloved uncle Oscar Ruiz Almeida, an affluent entrepreneur and politician who was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head.

Film Details

Also Known As
Devil Never Sleeps, Diablo Nunca Duerme, El
Release Date
1994

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) (Latino Showcase) in New York City September 18-26, 1994.

Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 17 - April 2, 1995.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 20 - May 4, 1995.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) in Park City, Utah January 19-29, 1995.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 8-17, 1994.

Shown in New York City (Brooklyn Museum) as part of program "Self-Discoveries: A Festival of Latin American Cinema" March 8 - April 21, 1996.

16mm

color

dialogue English and Spanish

subtitled English