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I'm a Real Mexican (1942)
"Soy puro mexicano" (original title)

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German, Japanese and Italian agents are sent to Mexico to plan an invasion.

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Lupe
Janet Alcoriza ...
(as Raquel Rojas)
David Silva
Andrés Soler
Margarita Cortés
Charles Rooner
Antonio Bravo
Alfredo Varela ...
(as Alfredo Varela hijo)
Pedro Galindo
Alejandro Cobo
Miguel Inclán
Armando Soto La Marina ...
(as El Chicote)
Conchita Sáenz ...
(as Concha Sáenz)
Alfonso Bedoya ...
(as Alfonso Bedolla)
Abelardo Guttiérez
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German, Japanese and Italian agents are sent to Mexico to plan an invasion.

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13 November 1942 (Mexico)  »

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Ultimately rather silly
14 October 2004 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

This early Emilio Fernandez film ultimately falls between two stools - it is both a dated anti-fascist period melodrama and a beautifully wild celebration of Mexican lawlessness. It begins by reminding us - like we needed reminding - that World War II was setting much of the world afire (we're shown a globe with strategic areas [Europe, South Asia, the South Pacific] literally in flames).

Then we see various spies and counter-spies doing their dirty work in a relatively undecided Mexico. But Pedro Armendariz has to come to the rescue and purge Mexico (Puro Mexico) of these scoundrels.

It's all rather laughable. But you can see in this otherwise silly movie the germination of Emilio Fernandez' greatest work.


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