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El expreso de Andalucía (1956)

The handsome Andrade, the undergraduate Miguel and a street vendor called 'El Rubio' plan to steal a shipment of jewelry traveling aboard the express train of Andalusia. But to carry out ... See full summary »

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Jorge Andrade
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Miguel Hernández
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Carlos Salinas
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Natale Cirino
Franco Sineri
Flora Marrone
José Calvo ...
Arturo
Ricardo Turia
Marcelino Ornat
José Castro
Marcela Yurfa
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The handsome Andrade, the undergraduate Miguel and a street vendor called 'El Rubio' plan to steal a shipment of jewelry traveling aboard the express train of Andalusia. But to carry out the action they are forced to kill a couple of operators. The police will keep track of the three thieves, who have tried to sell that jewelry to the antiques dealer Salinas and his beautiful mistress Silvia. Written by jsanchez

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Magnificent Film Noir about a misfit group hatches a plan to rob the mail train to Andalusia with fateful consequences
6 October 2016 | by (Santander Spain) – See all my reviews

Enjoyable Spanish thriller based on the crime at the "Expreso de Andalucía" (Andalusian Express) in 1923 . It deals with the street vendor nicknamed El Rubio (Bálsamo) to be aware three packets with robbed jewels by Arturo (José Calvo) have been sent by a train express to Sevilla . El Rubio tells this one to his friends , the College student Miguel Hernández (Vicente Parra) , and an ex-Pelotari called Jorge Andrade (Jorge Mistral who committed suicide at 51) . They intend the hit to be bloodless , but complications arise soon . The bunch decides aboard the train in Aranjuez and to take the packets . But to execute the action Jorge is forced to kill a couple of operators . The police will keep track of the three thieves , who have attempted to sell that jewelry to the antiques dealer Salinas (Carlos Casaravilla) and his gorgeous mistress Silvia , who is an unsuccessful Revista vedette (Mara Berni) . Meanwhile , Lola (Marisa De Leza) enamored to Jorge , communicates him the investigations carried out by an astute Police Inspector (Antonio Casas) .

The plot is simple but also twisted and based on actual facts ¨the Crime Express Andalusia¨ , dealing with three delinquents carry out a plan to steal a shipment of jewelry traveling aboard the express train of Andalusia . It contains a brilliant Neo-realist tone , including a Femme Fatale and dark fatalism . Considered to be one of the best Spanish Noir Films , though submitted by the rigid censorship that forced a moralizing final in which baddies must be punished . It belongs an excellent Noir trilogy by Francisco Rovira Veleta , formed by ¨Hay Un Camino a La Derecha¨ , ¨Los Atracadores¨ and this one , but ¨Expreso de Andalucía¨ is the best , and his masterpiece . Based on a famous criminal deed that became part of the Spanish black history , it happened in Miguel Primo De Rivera's dictatorship (1923-1930) when was in the peak of its existence ; the impact that the facts originated in the Spanish society of the twenties was huge . Immediately , popular songs as well as legends were created and over time , a novel , various movies , documentaries and even nowadays , one of the top attractions of Madrid Wax Museum . It was previously adapted by Ignacio F. Iquino as ¨Al Margen De La Ley ¨(1935) with Juan De Landa , Paco Martínez Soria and set in 1924 when the events took place and as "La Huella Del Crimen TV series , season 2 : "El Crimen Del Expreso De Andalucía (1991) with Tito Valverde , Francisco Casares , Mario Pardo . In ¨Expreso de Andalucía¨ or ¨Il Mondo Sarà Nostro¨ filmmaker gives a good portrayal about the different characters who move on a rowdy Madrid ¨Rastro¨ . It's an efficient police story , an excellent Noir Film in similar style to those realized at the same time in 50's Barcelona where emerged titles as ¨Brigada Criminal¨ (50) by Ignacio F. Iquino , ¨Apartado Correos 1001¨ , ¨Contrabando¨ (55) by Julio Salvador , ¨Distrito Quinto¨ (57) , ¨La Carcel De Cristal¨(57) , ¨Un Vaso De Whisky¨ (58) by Julio Coll and ¨A Sangre Fria¨(59) , ¨Regresa Un Desconocido¨ by Juan Bosch . The cast is frankly good as Jorge Mistral as the handsome Andrade , Vicente Parra as the young student and undergraduate university Miguel , Marisa De Leza as a sensible stand seller and Antonio Casas as a stubborn cop . Plus , a brief appearance by the newcomer José Luis López Vazquez . It packs an evocative cinematography in black and White , plenty of lights and shades , by Tino Santoni , and there stands out a spectacular Madrid with its bustling streets , busy squares , Corralas , street boiling , and noisy Rastro .

The motion picture was compellingly directed by Francisco Rovira Veleta . At his beginnings , Veleta collaborated in CIFESA for notorious filmmakers as Luis Lucia and Juan De Orduña . His films debuts were ¨Doce Horas De Vida¨ (48) and ¨39 Cartas De Amor¨. His best works characterized for dealing with Neo-realist portrayals , such as : ¨Hay Un Camino a La Derecha¨ (53) about unemployment , ¨Los Atracadores¨ about juvenile delinquency , including an eerie scene of Garrote Vil and this ¨El Expreso De Andalucía¨ (1956) at his best . Then , he made ¨Once Pares Botas¨ about football , ¨Familia Provisional¨ (55) with script by Luis Garcia Berlanga , ¨Historias De La Feria¨(57) and ¨Altas Variedades¨( 60) . His greatest hits were ¨Los Tarantos¨ based on Alfredo Mañas story and ¨Amor Brujo¨ based on Manuel Falla music , being nominated for Academy Award . After that , he directed ¨Dama De Alba¨(65) based on Alejandro Casona novel and ¨Larga Agonia De Los Peces Fuera Del Agua¨ with singer Joan Manuel Serrat . Furthermore , the historical ¨La Espada Negra¨(76) with screenplay by Carlos Blanco about Catholic Kings and finally ¨Crónica Sentimental En Rojo¨ (85) with the great José Luis López who usually played for director Rovira Veleta . Vazquez.


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