The townspeople's many secrets are unearthed by a cub reporter (Andres Montiel), but he cannot fight city hall or the church. The ambitious Amaro, dogged by a sort of voodoo witch (Luisa Huertes), never allows guilt to get in his way. He's got immortal souls to save. Starring Gael Garcia Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancon, Sancho Gracia, Damian Alcazar, Luisa Huertes, Andres Montiel and Angelica Aragon. Directed by Carlos Carrera. Written by Vincente Lenero. Produced by Alfredo Ripstein and Daniel Birman Ripstein. A Goldwyn release. Drama. Spanish-language; subtitled. Rated R for sexuality, language and some disturbing images. Running time: 118 min.