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Que Viva Mexico (1979)

¡Que Viva Mexico! - Da zdravstvuyet Meksika! (original title)
Not Rated | | Documentary, Drama, Western | November 1979 (USA)
Eisenstein shows us Mexico in this movie, its history and its culture. He believes, that Mexico can become a modern state.

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Footage of the aftermath of the January 14 1931 Earthquake in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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Eisenstein shows us Mexico in this movie, its history and its culture. He believes, that Mexico can become a modern state.

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Magic,Surrealist,and Beautiful
15 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is the greatest documentary fiction I've ever seen, despite this movie was incomplete the beauty of the images is great, with a great culture you can make magic with the camera. The Mexican people have a wonderful big culture and personally I didn't know a little things about my own country.

About the part of fiction is great that this reality is happening know and the sense of revolution is present, i think that only a Russian could understand the sense of the work people.

The drama and the courage of the indians in the defense of the honor and the repression is a symbol of the revolution that needs the country.


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