The Beginning and the End (film)

The Beginning and the End
Directed by Arturo Ripstein
Written by Paz Alicia Garciadiego
Starring Ernesto Laguardia
Release dates
  • September 1993 (1993-09)
Running time
188 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

The Beginning and the End (Spanish: Principio y fin) is a 1993 Mexican drama film directed by Arturo Ripstein.[1] The film was selected as the Mexican entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 67th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


See also


  1. "The Beginning and the End". NY Times. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  2. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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