Bless Me, Ultima (2011)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Period Film, Psychological Drama  |   Release Date - Feb 22, 2013 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Director Carl Franklin (One False Move, Devil in a Blue Dress) helmed this adaptation of Rudolfo Anaya's controversial novel about a young boy and the enigmatic healer who opens his eyes to the wonders of the spiritual realm. New Mexico: the early '40s. As the entire world is plunged into war for a second time, Antonio Márez (Luke Ganalon) grapples with the harsh realities all around him. His life is forever changed by the sudden arrival of Ultima (Miriam Colon), a woman with supernatural healing powers, who has come to his family on a mission of kindness. As Ultima inspires Antonio to question authority and see the world from a new perspective, the young boy witnesses a series of seemingly impossible events that have a profound impact on his concepts of divinity and fate.

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family, Mexico, spiritual