Eimbcke's pic wins prize trio at awards show
MEXICO CITY — Helmer Fernando Eimbcke’s “Lake Tahoe” garnered Ariels for film, director and male supporting actor (Hector Herrera) at Mexico’s Academy of Film, Arts and Sciences awards on Tuesday evening.
It was beaten in the tally by Rodrigo Pla’s historical drama “Desierto adentro” (The Desert Within), which took Ariels for male lead (Mario Zaragoza), female supporting actor (Eileen Yanez), original screenplay, cinematography, original score, sound, visual effects and special effects.
Roberto Sneider’s “Arrancame la vida” (Tear This Heart Out) took home Ariels for adapted screenplay, art direction, costume design and makeup.
A study of child labor in Mexico, Eugenio Polgovsky’s “Los herederos” (The Inheritors) nabbed best documentary and editing honors.