Carlos Acosta (Carlos Gardel), tied to a flirty wife and in love with another girl, watches fate work out a solution that allows him to return to his real love after trips to Paris and New York City.



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Credited cast:
Vicente Padula ...
Jorge Linares
Jaime Devesa ...
Guillermo Arcos ...
Don Pedro
Suzanne Dulier ...
Manuel Peluffo ...
Carlos Spaventa ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
José Moriche ...
Doorman at night club


Carlos (Carlos Gardel) is a good for nothing eternal student crazy for a bad woman Raquel (Mona Maris) despite the fact that a good girl, Rosa (Anita Campillo), who works in the students bar, is in love with him. Tied-up by this insane relation, he leaves Buenos Aires to go to Paris first and New York with her, while his life is going downhill. Written by Superstar

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Drama | Musical






Release Date:

7 March 1935 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

The Downfall  »

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(Western Electric)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


During the editing process, some scenes were cut. They were the funny and light-hearted ones. This disappointed Gardel and Le Pera and is clearly noticeable in the film. See more »


Featured in To the Heart (1996) See more »


Por tu boca roja
(aka as "Impía")
Sung by Carlos Gardel
Music by Carlos Gardel
Lyrics by Le Pera. 1934.
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Gardel dances again
14 October 2015 | by (Barcelona) – See all my reviews

The main interest of this film is to hear Carlos Gardel singing (and how he sings! Specially tangos: to hear him singing them in his unique style with his characteristic voice is simply a pleasure!). The film contains some memorable songs: Amores de estudiante (student loves), Cuesta abajo (downhill) and Mi Buenos Aires querido (my dear Buenos Aires). It gives me chills to hear him singing Mi Buenos Aires querido (My dear Buenos Aires) although I am not south American! The story is quite simple, in the line of Of human bondage. I also enjoy the way -briefly seen in this film- Gardel dances the tango: so soft, so subtle, not in the usual suburban way but in a classy style. It is a pity he only appears briefly dancing in some of his films, as he dances the tango beautifully.

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