In 1942, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a casino is organizing a farewell party for its patrons, since it's about to be turned into a US military base. The guests drink, seduce and gossip, but some also plot against eachother.

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Daniel Lugo ...
José Manuel
Cordelia González ...
Raquel
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Vázquez
Luis Prendes ...
Don Manuel González
Laura Delano ...
Rita Inés
Raúl Dávila ...
Don Miguel de la Torre
Carlos Cestero ...
Ángel Luis (as Carlos Augusto Cestero)
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Dona Tula
Maruja Mas ...
Doña Tere
Sully Diaz ...
Mari Tere
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Adolfo
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Judge Cooper
Julián Pastor ...
Don Antonio Jiménez
Raúl Carbonell ...
M.C.
Yeyita Cervoni ...
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In 1942, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a casino is organizing a farewell party for its patrons, since it's about to be turned into a US military base. The guests drink, seduce and gossip, but some also plot against eachother.

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Das große Fest  »

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Puerto Rico's official submission to the 1987's Oscars at Best Foreign Language Film category. See more »

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Accurate rendering of life in Puerto Rico in the 1940's.
13 July 2002 | by (Austin, Texas USA) – See all my reviews

I grew up in Puerto Rico at the time depicted in the movie. I was in my late teens and early 20's just about the age of Mr. Julia in the movie. I was in the same social circle as shown in the movie and can state that the customs shown are very accurate. Every time I see the movie I remember the happy days of my youth.


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