As es la vida... (2000)

Director
Arturo Ripstein

Main cast
Arcelia Ramírez; Patricia Reyes Spíndola; Luis Felipe Tovar

Genres
Drama, Foreign

Description
Based on the Greek tragedy MEDEA, this is a present day Mexican version, set in the seediest possible milieu of Mexico City. A woman abandoned by her husband, is thrown out of her apartment by her landlord - who is also her husband's new father-in-law. She is also about to lose custody of her two children to her husband, a low-life, second-rate boxer and opportunist. With the help of her godmother, she plans to take revenge on her husband.


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