José Manuel Gómez Perales alias "El Jaro" lives with his band, also teenagers and their girlfriends. One day he meets Mercedes, a prostitute who want him away from the bad way. Then appears Toñi, a drug addict from which he falls .

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Cast overview, first billed only:
José Luis Manzano ...
El Jaro
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Mercedes
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Toñi
Jaime Garza ...
El Butano
Enrique San Francisco ...
El Marqués (as Enrique Sanfrancisco)
María Martín ...
Madre de El Jaro
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Periodista
José Manuel Cervino ...
Lara (as J.M. Cervino)
Ramón Reparaz ...
Comisario (as Ramón González Reparaz)
Alfred Lucchetti ...
Ciudadano armado (as Alfred Luchetti)
Alberto Mendiola
Manuel Álvarez Serrano ...
(as Manuel Alvarez Serrano)
Enrique Rojas Pérez
José Luis Fernández 'Pirri' ...
El Nene (as Luis Fernández Eguía)
Pep Corominas ...
Johnny
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José Manuel Gómez Perales alias "El Jaro" lives with his band, also teenagers and their girlfriends. One day he meets Mercedes, a prostitute who want him away from the bad way. Then appears Toñi, a drug addict from which he falls .

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Nocturno op. 15 nº1
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Part of Spanish history...

Maybe De La Iglesia was not the best director of his generation, he wasn't neither the most technical nor the most elegant , but he dared to portray a certain time in the history of Spain that was not easy at all. Heroin, small time thieves, delinquency...

Time has had no mercy with movies such as "Navajeros", everything looks out of date, but it's a nice document of the situation of this country. Now everybody thinks that Spain is so modern and so free, but the story that De La Iglesia told in this movie occurred less than 30 years ago...

*My rate: 6/10

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