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The Illiterate One (1961)
"El analfabeto" (original title)

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Carlos Agostí ...
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Fernando Soto ...
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Guillermo Orea ...
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Óscar Ortiz de Pinedo ...
Jesús López, notario público
Carlos Martínez Baena ...
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María Teresa Rivas ...
Señora Refugio González (as Ma. Teresa Rivas)
Margarita Villegas
Luis Manuel Pelayo ...
Ministerio Público (as Luis M. Pelayo)
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7 September 1961 (Mexico)  »

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O Analfabeto  »

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Great movie!
19 April 2005 | by (Elk Grove, California) – See all my reviews

Mario Moreno portrays an illiterate poor fellow that has received a letter from a dead relative containing a fortune for him, but because hes ashamed of not knowing how to read he decides to go to school and learn before knowing the contents of the letter. The movie doesn't focus on his schooling as much as it does on his new job and his love for a girl. Through out the movie he encounters greedy men who are out to take advantage of him. The DVD is excellent. Subtitles are optional. Both the picture and audio are perfect. As in other movies, you'll encounter the greedy villains, good hearted people, and the charm of Cantinflas.


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