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Mercedes (Marga Lopez) dances for money with the clients of Salon Mexico, a famous cabaret in Mexico City. Her younger sister Beatriz (Derbez) studies in an expensive private school, paid by Mercedes. Obviously, young Beatriz doesn't know about her sister's job. Troubles begin when Mercedes wins a danzon contest with Paco (Acosta), her pimp. Paco refuses to share the prize with Mercedes, so she steals the money when he's sleeping. Written by
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The real, made-in-Mexico thing. Not like mod, fake tabletops made in Australia.
Quintessentially full of cliches and , unlike 'Enamorada' or 'Maclovia,'very dated but still interesting. Excellent rumberos and mariachis. On the trivia side, this was the very cabaret wherefrom American composer Aaron Copland, between pints of excellent lager beer, extracted inspiration for his ballet score of same title. On the facetious side, this is the very cabaret wherefrom Ms Nicole Kidman and a bunch of Australian pseudo-geniuses extracted inspiration for a rather recent plagiarism entitled 'Molino Rojo,' or some stupidity of the sort. Only this is the real thing. Marga Lopez is much better than Kidman, Ramón Inclán (the unforgettable blindman of Buñuel's 'The forgotten ones') is MUCH, MUCH, MUCH better than that poor McGRegor thing and Rodolfo Acosta does have the REAL ways of a pimp. This TASTES like bas-fond. This IS authentic choreography, not extraordinary but still...
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