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Never on a Sunday (2006)

Morirse en domingo (original title)
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Silverio Palacios ...
Joaquin
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Carlos
Maya Zapata ...
Ana
Rafael Simón ...
Javier
Axel Ricco ...
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Eleuterio
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Tipográfo
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Laura
Jose Angel Bichir ...
Jorge
José Antonio Chamizo ...
Decano
Josefina Echánove ...
Doña Mago
Humberto Elizondo ...
Calderon
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Isabel
Antonio Gaona ...
Pedro
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Rated R for language, some sexuality, drug use and disturbing images | See all certifications »
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During the scene of the practice in the medicine school, with all the students gathering around the corpse of Carlos's uncle, we can see in a shot that the actor who plays the uncle dead is moving his eyelids. See more »

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Excellent movie... reminds of the best of Spanish and Italian dark humor
21 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in Mexico City on 2/20/07. I was told it was dark humor. Actually, it is much much more. The story develops, and although there may be a little repetition in the 2nd third of the film, it is a mixture of thriller, social commentary, humor and, hidden behind the darkness, all kind of love... father figure missing the point, coming of age inside a coffin, the tough and rough world of body trading... One thing for sure. You will not be bored. The actors really do their parts superbly; the story is intriguing, the sound and images are crisp. In short, a good movie to laugh and wonder, to shudder and come out of the theater with a bittersweet feeling; mostly the giddy feeling of having watched a well-made film.


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