Morelia to Host World Premiere of Oscar-Nominated Actor Demian Bichir's Directorial Debut

The Academy Award-nominated Mexican actor Demian Bichir will have the world premiere of his directorial debut Refugio / Un cuento de circo & a Love Song at the 14th edition of the Morelia Film Festival it was announced today. The film is starred by Bichir along with a cast composed by José Ángel Bichir, Julio Bracho, Juan Carlos Colombo, Diane Kruger, Eva Longoria, Ludwika Paleta, Jason Patric, Jorge Perugorría, Arcelia Ramírez, Stefanie Sherk and Ana Claudia Talancón.

The film, a tale about the possibility of love, redemption and fate, follows Refugio, a romantic dreamer whose years long quest to find true love takes him from the circus life in Mexico to the nightlife of New Orleans. There he unexpectedly falls for a beautiful exotic dancer with a complicated past and a dangerous ex-lover who refuses to let her go. 

The 14th edition of the Morelia Film Festival will take place October 21-30 in Mexico.