The movie situated in post-revolutionary Mexico describes the way politics were done in those times. Ignacio Jimenez is chosen as the candidate of the Partido Radical Progresista, but he isn't so sure about it, because he knows his boss,El Caudillo has chosen another candidate. Several political moves are done between the parties, leading to a thunderous climax. Written by
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The 1929 novel "La sombra del caudillo" won the prize for national literature, and the film won a special prize from the jury of the International Film Festival of Karlovy Vary in July 1960. See more
Written by Federico Ruiz See more