Winner of more than 49 international awards, this adaptation of Nobel prize winner Naguib Mahfouz's novel is being released for the first time in HD and features Oscar-nominee Salma Hayek in her first feature debut. Heated tempers, frustrated desires and dashed hopes plague a diverse group of individuals whose lives cross paths in Mexico City. There is the bar owner's son, Chava, who yearns to emigrate to America. A poor barber, Abel, is madly in love with the gorgeous Alma, who eventually becomes a high-class prostitute. Finally, there is Susanita, the desperate spinster who pursues many love affairs in hopes of finding a husband.

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Drama
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Spanish (Stereo)
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