Project Description

EL PINTO “RECOVER THE MONEY IN FIVE DAYS OR YOUR FAMILY WILL DIE!”

Morenita story Line

When his grandfather falls ill and needs an urgent surgery, Mateo, a young painter and an expert trainer of carrier pigeons, sells 42 pigeons to a dangerous Tijuana drug trafficker named “El Pinto,” in order to pay for the operation. However, the pigeons fail El Pinto, causing him to lose millions, and the drug dealer comes to Mateo with an ultimatum: recover the money in five days or his family will die. In order to retrieve the money, Mateo will do something that tests the faith of his entire country.

  • Short Synyposis:Desperate to save his family from death threats by a notorious drug dealer, Mateo Cruz steals the venerated image of the Virgin of Guadalupe causing pandemonium throughout Mexico “RECOVER THE MONEY IN FIVE DAYS OR YOUR FAMILY WILL DIE!”
  • MPAA: Rated G
  • Duration: 01:33:00
  • Released: October 24, 2013
  • TV System: NTSC
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3
  • Format(s): HD 1080i
  • Available Territories: USA
  • Director: Alan Jonsson
  • Writer(s): ?
  • Producer(s): Alan Jonsson, Ozcar Ramirez
  • Production Co.:
  • Cast: Ianis Guerrero, Ignacio Tars
  • Crew:
  • Official website:
  • Official Trailer: https://vimeo.com/newworlddistribution/review/72770977/5c7bca89f2
  • Press Kit:
  • Video on-demand: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/morenita
  • Screener Available: Yes
  • Film placed: Discovery Channel, Starz, Showtime