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La bandida (1963)

Not Rated | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 1963 (USA)
Herrera (Armendariz) and Gómez (Fernandez) are on opposite sides in the Revolution; when the two men return home, one finds that his mistress, La Bandida (Maria Félix) is involved with ... See full summary »

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María Mendoza 'La Bandida'
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Roberto Herrera
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Anselmo
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Epigmenio Gómez
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La Jarocha
Lola Beltrán ...
Cantante de palenque
Andrés Soler ...
Doctor
Gina Romand ...
Prostituta rubia
Marco Antonio Muñiz ...
Gonzalo
René Cardona ...
General Robles
Pilar Sen ...
La patrona del burdel
José Chávez ...
Cirilo (as José Chávez T.)
Alicia del Lago ...
Felipa, criada
Alfredo Wally Barrón ...
Cliente burdel (as Wally Barron)
Carlos Ancira ...
Cliente burdel
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Herrera (Armendariz) and Gómez (Fernandez) are on opposite sides in the Revolution; when the two men return home, one finds that his mistress, La Bandida (Maria Félix) is involved with someone else, and the other that is soon to be a widower. The saga then continues as both men go after La Bandida. A tale set during the Mexican Revolution starring some of Mexico's most famous, old-time actors. Written by Anonymous

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31 October 2010 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Beautiful Maria Felix must choose between two macho men--Emilio Fernandez or Pedro Armendariz--in this in-artful but colorful romantic musical from director Roberto Rodriguez, the man also responsible for perhaps the worst film ever made, 1961's Puss 'n' Boots (please read my review of that film for more information). How will she decide? By checking out their cocks, of course--but the fighting kind, not the other kind. Though set during the late days of the Mexican Revolution, this is most decidedly a crowd-pleaser, with even less emphasis on historical accuracy than Armendariz' Pancho Villa trilogy. There's an unfortunate reliance on the zoom lens and Gabriel Figueroa's cinematography is not up too his usual high standards. The English subtitles are surprisingly frank, with the words 's**t", f**k', 'c**k', and (best of all) 'c**k ring' all appearing at least once.


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