Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.

Original title: Post Tenebras Lux, Country: Mexico, France, Germany, Holland,
Production year: 2012, Format: DCP, D-Cinema, 2K, Spherical Son: -Lenght: 115', Aspect ratio: 1.33:1, Frame rate: -


Nathalia Acevedo – Natalia, Adolfo Jimenez Castro – Juan, Willbadlo Torres – El Siete, 
Eleazar Reygadas – Eleazar, Rut Reygadas – Rut


Director/Screenwriter: Carlos Reygadas, Assistant director: Alex Ezpeleta, Maria Fernanda de la Peza, Producer: Jaime Romandia, Carlos Reygadas, Co-Producers: Rémi Burah, Arnold Heslenfeld, Frans Van Gestel, Michael Weber, Productions Company: Nodream, Mantarraya Co-production companies: Le Pacte, The Match Factory, Topkapi Films, Ticoman, Foprocine, Arte France Cinema,  Current state: Completed, World sales: Luxbox, DOP: Alexis Zabe, Production Design: Gerardo Tagle, Editor: Natalia López, Sound: Gilles Laurent, Michelle Couttolenc

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Festivals & Awards

Cannes Film Festival
Best Director

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US
Heterodox Award

Cinemanila International Film Festival
International Competition - Best Director

Nominated for Politiken's Audience Award

Lima Latin American Film Festival
APRECI Prize for Best Film
Critics Award for Best Director

Mar del Plata Film Festival
Special Mention for Latin-American Film

Milwaukee Film Festival
Oslo Films from the South Festival
Sarasota Film Festival
Narrative Feature Film Competition
Narrative Feature Film Competition
Film and Art Festival Two Riversides
Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival)
BFI London Film Festiva
Kaohsiung Film Festiva(Leeds International Film Festival
Morelia International Film Festivaaipei Golden Horse Film Festival
Stockholm International Film Festival
Cinemanila International Film Festival
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Portland International Film FestivalIstanbul Film Festiva
New Zealand International Film Festival



Carlos reygadas

Director/ Screenwriter

Carlos Reygadas was born in Mexico City in 1971. He studied international law and armed conflict in Mexico City and London, but suddenly abandoned a promising career as a jurist. Moving to Brussels, Reygadas discovered the cinema as a passionate self-taught. After making a several shorts in 1998, he returned to the sites of his childhood vacations to undertake the ambitious "Japan",shot in cinemascope witn non professional actors and with the volunteer backing of his entourage.



2014, Short Plays - "Mexico" segment (Anthology Film)

2010, Revolucion - "Este es mi reino" segment (Anthology Film)

2009, 42 One Dream Rush (Short Film)

2007, Silent Light

2005, Battle in Heaven

2004, Filmando: Batalla en el cielo (Documentary)

2002, Japon

1999, Maxhumain (Short Film)

1999, Prisioneros (Short Film)