Benito Juárez' fight during the 'National Decade' (1857-1867) against conservatives and French Intervention.

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Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ...
Helena Rojo ...
Emperatriz Carlota
Mario Almada ...
Mariano Escobedo
Julián Pastor ...
Jesús González Ortega
Paco Morayta ...
Ofelia Guilmáin ...
Madre de Comonfort
David Silva ...
Gen. Leonardo Márquez
Pancho Córdova ...
Sr. Jecker (as Francisco Cordova)
Roberto Dumont ...
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Juan Nepomuceno Almonte
Héctor Andremar ...
Gen. Miguel Miramón
Eduardo López Rojas ...
Arzobispo Pelagio Antonio de Labastida
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Ramón Menéndez ...
Gen. Santiago Vidaurri
Gastón Melo ...
Gen. Santos Degollado
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Maybe the best movie about the arrival of Maximilian from Habsburg to Mexico, sent by Napoleon III with the support of the conservative power, during the mid-1860's. Republican president Benito Juarez begins his war against Maximilian, settled in Chapultepec Castle with his wife Carlota. Battles like the "May the 5th", at Puebla City against the French invasion, and the fall down of Maximilian at Queretaro City, are portrayed with accuracy in this powerful war epic. Written by Alejandro Frias

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21 March 1974 (Mexico)  »

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1.85 : 1
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