CineLatino: The Man Behind the Mask
Mexico, 2013, 90 Minute Running Time
Language: in English and Spanish with English subtitles
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Luchadores will be at the theater 11am - 2pm.
Lucha Libre fans, here’s everything you wanted to know about El Hijo del Santo, heir to the legendary El Santo. Using interviews with journalists, family members, and the man himself, the documentary narrates the journey of the renowned masked hero. The film combines authentic television recordings and home videos to reconstruct his life and times for the audience. Jorge Guzmán Rodríguez speaks candidly about his family, his films, his initial struggles, his commitment to keep his father’s legacy alive, and life with the mask - it is a rare chance to know the man in and out of the ring! Directed by his wife Gabriela Obregón, this is as up-close and personal as we are ever going to get to him...it’s a must watch for all wrestling fans!
DIRECTOR: Gabriela Obregón
Principal Cast: El Hijo del Santo