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Eduardo Espana in Santos Peregrinos

Santos Peregrinos

2004 NR

Hilarity ensues when tenants of a residential building in Mexico City discover gold in their midst in the form of religious statues dating back to the Emiliano Zapata years. But the statues fail to inspire godliness; instead, greed threatens to overcome everyone as they scramble to lay claim to the find. What unfolds is an unflinching and comedic look at a pilgrimage fueled not by piety but by cold, hard cash. Is redemption out of the question?