Los Motivos de Luz

Los Motivos de Luz

Mexican theatrical release poster
Directed by Felipe Cazals
Produced by Hugo Scherer
Screenplay by Xavier Robles
Cinematography Ángel Goded
Edited by Sigfrido García, Jr.
Running time
96 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

Los Motivos de Luz (Luz' Motive) is a 1985 Mexican drama film, directed by Felipe Cazals. The film stars Patricia Reyes Spíndola, as Luz, a woman accused of murdering her four children, after being accused by her husband (Alonso Echánove) and her mother-in-law (Ana Ofelia Murguía). Los Motivos de Luz was written by Xavier Robles based on the real case of Elvia Luz Cruz. The film received two Ariel Awards in 1986, for Best Actress (Spindola) and Best Supporting Actress (Murguía).[1]

Main cast


Ariel Awards

The Ariel Awards are awarded annually by the Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences in Mexico. Los Motivos de Luz received two awards out of seven nominations.[1]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
28th Ariel Awards Los Motivos de Luz Best Picture Nominated
Felipe Cazals Best Director Nominated
Alonso Echánove Best Actor Nominated
Patricia Reyes Spíndola Best Actress Won
Ana Ofelia Murguía Best Supporting Actress Won
Dunia Zaldívar Nominated
Horacio Martínez Best Art Direction Nominated

External links


  1. 1 2 "XXVIII 1986 — Ganadores y nominados" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas. 1986. Retrieved May 30, 2016.
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