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Ernesto Gómez Cruz
Algeria, 1954. Two very different men thrown together by a world in turmoil are forced to flee across the Atlas mountains. Daru, the reclusive teacher, has to escort Mohamed, a villager accused of murder.
Pedro (Humberto Zurita) commands an guerrilla group. In a failed attack on a senior government official, the rebels abduct Pablo (Manuel Ojeda), who is Pedro's former party colleague. The guerrillas are besieged in a safe house and have to deliberate on the fate of Pablo. Written by
Bajo la metralla is actually one of those movies that keep you at the edge of your seat. It has it all! Maria Rojo is one of the best "unpolished" jewels to come out of Mexico. This movie was splendidly made without falling into the typical crappy caricature acction movie that Mexicans tend to do in movies like Siete en la mira, Lola la trailera or anything made by the Almada brothers.
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