In Mexico city, the most infamous jail "Lecumberri" three prisoners make a plan to introduce drugs.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Salvador Sánchez ...
Albino
José Carlos Ruiz ...
El Carajo
Manuel Ojeda ...
Polonio
Delia Casanova ...
La Chata
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Meche
Álvaro Carcaño ...
Teniente
Luz Cortázar ...
madre del Carajo
Ana Ofelia Murguía ...
Celadora
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Oficial
César Sobrevals ...
Celador
Gerardo del Castillo ...
Policía
Adriana Rojo
Tomás Pérez Turrent ...
Preso de la fajina
Max Kerlow ...
Preso del suéter amarillo
Roberto Rivero
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A jail named "Lecumberri" located in Mexico city, in the most infamous prison in the country, known for the harshness of its punishments and a lack of human rights. In there, three criminals orchestrate a plan to smuggle drugs into the prison, the plan consist in using the mother of one of the prisoners as a "mule" Written by jairhcastillo

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5 August 1976 (Mexico)  »

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Celda de castigo  »

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Ana Martín was originally scheduled to play the role of Meche, but declined at the last minute because she felt really uncomfortable with the violent nature and content of the script. The role went to María Rojo, who was a fan of José Revueltas' novel. See more »

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Mexican prsion movie ahead of its time
30 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

this movie show a raw look at the brutal conditions which to this day exist in the Mexican prison system. the dialogue does not ommit any profanity or references to homosexuality,drug abuse, and corruption; unthinkable in a mexican film of the seventies.anyone interested in knowing about life in the mexican penal system should watch this film.


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