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(1999)

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This movie's release was forbidden for several years. From the time that filming started, the Mexican government wasn't very happy about it; mainly because it presented a bad image of that administration. The filmmakers fought back, and the conflict reached the press. So the movie had to be released, to avoid rumors about political censorship.
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This was the first Mexican film that showed the name of the official Party (Partido revolucionario Institucional, or P.R.I.). In past times, filmmakers had to change the name of the party to avoid the censorship.
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When he meets the Gringo for the first time, Juan Vargas says his name is "Emilio Gabriel Fernández Figueroa" recalling Golden Age's director Emilio Fernández and cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa.
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The names of the other candidates for municipal governor with Juan Vargas are "Contador Carlos Portillo" and "Pedro Marco A. Hurtado".
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Near the end, Gloria (Leticia Huijara) gets away with the Gringo, leaving a note for her husband with the P.S. "Nos vemos en el infierno" ("I'll see you in hell"). "El Infierno" (The Hell) is another movie by Luis Estrada.
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