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La ciudad y los perros (1985)

 |  Drama  |  18 June 1985 (Peru)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alberto Isola ...
Mayor Garrido
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
Pablo Serra ...
The Poet / El Poeta
Jorge Rodríguez Paz ...
The General / El General
Ramón García
Lourdes Mindreau ...
Pies Dorados
Aristóteles Picho ...
The Snake / Boa
Antonio Vega
Isabel Duval ...
Teresa's aunt
Ricardo Mejía
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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)  »

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The film was shot in a nearby een jail, the building were very alike. 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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Remade as Yaguar (1986) See more »

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Without fantasy and exaggeration
3 October 1999 | by (Lima- Perú) – See all my reviews

It´s the best movie directed by Francisco Lombardi . The relation of an adolescent called "The Poet" with a group of bad and fool teenagers that generally studying in a military school converts him like a hero when finally fights against the "gang " leader called Jaguar , discovering that he murdered his best friend called "The Slave" a passive and timid boy . This movie shows the most close realism of a peruvian and latin-american problem.


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