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Ángela
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Alfonso (as Pep Muné)
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Concha (as Elisa Montes)
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Movie "De Destape" that shows the social values of the moment, but with little action.
3 July 2015 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Admittedly "El Francotirador" has the value of showing the society and ideals as it considered at that time; here is not worth the facelift or political criticism twenty years later. For example, we see that the anti ideologies of terrorist court and imagine that socialist, are those promoting a degrading sexual liberation (cinematically named "El Destape") that turns women into objects of cheap pornography and sordid business. Photographer "Moisés" complains that "now" can not take pictures "as art" above. Today, more than a merit would be ashamed of it.

Set in an unspecified year of the dictatorship, the protagonist "Lucas" (Paul Naschy) decides to kill Franco after the death of his young daughter in an accident where a bomb to the passage of the procession of the dictator, the car to which it is addressed (car Government, of course, perhaps the Franco himself) leaves the road and ran over the girl, then ran away.. Then he seizes the poor watchmaker Lucas enormous desire for revenge. Revenge takes you to Madrid and finally, not wanting to mingle with terrorists (the same?) that threatens and restricts them, as threats and restricts the political system. "Lucas", the free man in the middle, you have to decide what to do and how to do time.

Carlos Puerto cites Baudelaire, and makes a movie of female nudes in bulk, very common in so-called "Years from Uncover", supposedly with a dramatic, social and political burden, but which you do not find any use within the script. You view the movie from today; it is viewed with curiosity by recalling the usual movies were like breakout, but wanting some action to occur. At the very end there is, but wrongly.


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