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La ciudad y los perros (1985)

Unrated | | Drama | 18 June 1985 (Peru)
Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pablo Serra ...
The Poet / El Poeta
Gustavo Bueno ...
Lt. Gamboa / Teniente Gamboa
Luis Álvarez ...
El Coronel
Juan Manuel Ochoa ...
The Jaguar / El Jaguar
Eduardo Adrianzén ...
The Slave / El Esclavo
Liliana Navarro ...
Teresa
Miguel Iza ...
Arrospide
Aristóteles Picho ...
The Snake / Boa
Toño Vega ...
El Rulos (as Antonio Vega)
Isabel Duval ...
Teresa's aunt
Ricardo Mejía
David Meléndez
Jean Cotos
Pablo Briche
Guillermo Injoque
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Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that starts with a theft and leads to murder. Written by Anonymous

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18 June 1985 (Peru)  »

Also Known As:

A Cidade e os Cães  »

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The film was shot in a nearby een jail, the building were very alike. See more »

Goofs

When Cadet Alberto Fernández ("The Poet") is giving evidence to the Colonel, a boom mic is visible twice. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Gamboa: Why are you staring at me cadet? You want my picture on my bare ass or what?
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Version of Yaguar (1986) See more »

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Just a Great Movie
7 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the best Peruvian movies that I have ever watch, and pretty close to the book too. In this movie you can watch one of Peru's best actors in the last 30 years, Gustavo Bueno, who was the doctor in Lima in the Motorcycle Diaries. His motto to the cadets, "what are you laughing at? do you want a naked picture of me? is a classic. You can also see a lot of the racial, ethnic and class issues affecting Peru in those years, the large Indian immigration to Lima, and other cultural characteristics of the region and the country. Leoncio Prado is a real school in Peru. To a ceertain extent, things have not change much in Peru since then, so it is a ninteresting interpretation of the country's soul.


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