During the Mexican revolution, the news about the war arrive late causing confusion in a small town.

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David Reynoso ...
Eufemio
Armando Silvestre ...
Rómulo
Héctor Lechuga ...
Don Benito
Carmen Salinas ...
Doña Hortensia
Lola Beltrán ...
Chabela, esposa de Eufemio
Chucho Salinas ...
Coronel Munguia
Héctor Ortega ...
Leandro, maestro
Héctor Suárez ...
El zapatero
Carlos López Moctezuma ...
Señor juez
Rosario Granados ...
Esposa del juez
Amparo Arozamena ...
Pueblerina
Lucía Guilmáin ...
Pueblerina
Graciela Lara ...
Pueblerina
Gina Morett ...
Pueblerina
Yuyú ...
Clara
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In a small and secluded town with a conservative party in power. News arrive by telegraph, informing that the Mexican revolution has begun. From then on every time they are informed of a triumph of one of the sides, conservatives and liberals fight to secure control of the town relying on the old news they receive by telegraph. Written by jairhcastillo

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Action | Comedy | Drama | War

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20 November 1975 (Mexico)  »

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Niezniszczalne sily  »

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Fuerzas Vivas, Las
9 January 2007 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

It's amazing that the movie takes the Mexican Revolution seriously but at the same time doesn't show any battle at all, it's a clever movie because it was made in the middle of a historic period in which a revolutionary party was still in power and despite it, shows the way politicians survived very well the revolution keeping the legal power, money, and the factual power. The movie uses a town to represent an entire country, a person to represent a section of Mexico's population, and the life of anonymous people to depict the fate of the people we know survived the revolution or faced its aftermath. I like it because it's a social criticism performed by two comedians who did a spectacular work in the sci-fi political comedy "Mexico 2000" (1983). It is strange that this film appears every Revolution anniversary ignoring that the end is not historical but a social complaint.


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