Sin remitente

Sin Remitente
Directed by Carlos Carrera
Written by Carlos Carrera
Ignacio Ortiz
Silvia Pasternac
Music by Juan Cristóbal Pérez Grobet
Cinematography Xavier Pérez Grobet
Release dates
  • 1995 (1995)
Language Spanish

Sin Remitente (also known as Return to Sender and Sender Unknown) is a 1995 Mexican drama film written and directed by Carlos Carrera. The film was entered into the main competition at the 52nd edition of the Venice Film Festival.[1] It also won three Ariel Awards, for best picture, best direction and best actor.[2]



Ariel Awards

The Ariel Awards are awarded annually by the Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences in Mexico. Sin Remitente received four awards out of 14 nominations.[3]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1996 Sin Remitente Best Picture Won
Carlos Carrera Best Direction Won
Fernando Torre Lapham Best Actor Won
Guillermo Gil Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Gina Morett Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Luis Felipe Tovar Best Actor in a Minor Role Won
Ignacio Ortíz Cruz and Silvia Pasternac Best Original Screenplay Nominated
Juan Cristobal Pérez Grobet Best Original Score Nominated
Xavier Pérez Grobet Best Cinematography Nominated
Sigfrido Barjau Best Editing Nominated
Gloria Carrasco Best Production Design Nominated
Best Set Design Nominated
Nerio Barberis and Salvador de la Fuente Best Sound Nominated
Alejandro Vázquez Best Special Effects Nominated


  1. Roderick Conway Morris (September 6, 1995). "Venice Films: Pictures From an Exhibition of Virtual Reality". The New York Times. Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  2. Javier González Rubio, José Carreño Carlón. México, 30 años en movimiento. Universidad Iberoamericana, 1998. ISBN 9688593354.
  3. "XXXVIII 1996 — Ganadores y nominados" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas. 1996. Retrieved May 24, 2016.

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