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2009 Hola Mexico Film Festival Opening Night Premiere of TEAR THIS HEART OUT (Arrancame La Vida)

By Maria Esteves - July 16, 2009

The 2nd Hola Mexico Film Festival 2009 (HMFF09) Opening Night Premiere of TEAR THIS HEART OUT (Arrancame La Vida), written/directed by Roberto
, sponsored by NYC Latin Media & Entertainment
Commission (LATINYC) was held at the Quad Cinema, New York, Tuesday, June 23, 7:30 pm.  Executive Director Carlos Manzano, NYC Latin Media & Entertainment Commission (LATINYC), presented the Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Proclamation, declaring June 23 - 28, Hola Mexico Film Festival week. HMFF09 Opening Night Fiesta immediately followed at S.O.B.

TEAR THIS HEART OUT (Arrancame La Vida), based on the novel by Ángeles Mastretta, is an outstanding, powerful, and passionate film of love, war, and politics set in Mexico post-revolution during the 1930s and 1940s. The film depicts the life of General Andrés Ascensio (Daniel Giménez Cacho) and his wife Catalina Guzman (Ana Claudia Talancón). Young and innocent Catalina from a humble rural family enters the world of wealth, power, and politics as General Andrés wife who meets her greatest love, orchestra director Carlos Vives (José María de Tavira).

TEAR THIS HEART OUT (Arrancame La Vida), written/directed by Roberto Sneider | Mexico/Spain | 2008 | 110 min. | Drama | Spanish with English subtitles | 20th Century Fox, La Banda Films, and Alta Vista Films, is the official Academy Awards entry for Best Foreign-Language category.

2009 HMFF Opening Night Premiere TEAR THIS HEART OUT
(Arrancame La Vida), festival director Samuel Douek, HMFF.

2009 HMFF Opening Night Premiere TEAR THIS
HEART OUT (Arrancame La Vida), executive
director Raul J. Zorrilla, Mexican Cultural
Institute of New York.


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