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La sombra del Caudillo (1960)

The movie situated in post-revolutionary Mexico describes the way politics were done in those times. Ignacio Jimenez is chosen as the candidate of the Partido Radical Progresista, but he ... See full summary »

Director:

Julio Bracho

Writer:

Martín Luis Guzmán (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tito Junco ... General Ignacio Aguirre
Roberto Cañedo ... Presidente de la cámara de diputados
Tito Novaro Tito Novaro ... Diputado
Tomás Perrín Tomás Perrín ... Diputado Axcaná González
Bárbara Gil Bárbara Gil ... Rosario
Miguel Ángel Ferriz ... El Caudillo
Ignacio López Tarso ... General Hilario Jiménez
Carlos López Moctezuma ... Diputado Emilio Olivier Fernández
Víctor Manuel Mendoza ... General Elizondo
Fernando Mendoza Fernando Mendoza ... Diputado Juan Manuel Mijares
Agustín Isunza Agustín Isunza ... Remigio Tarabana
Prudencia Grifell ... Dueña de burdel
Kitty de Hoyos ... La Mora
José Elías Moreno ... Gobernador Catarino Ibáñez
Víctor Junco ... General Domínguez
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The movie situated in post-revolutionary Mexico describes the way politics were done in those times. Ignacio Jimenez is chosen as the candidate of the Partido Radical Progresista, but he isn't so sure about it, because he knows his boss,El Caudillo has chosen another candidate. Several political moves are done between the parties, leading to a thunderous climax. Written by Marcos Villaseor

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This movie was deemed too controversial by official censors, since it portrays the massacre that gave birth to Mexico's ruling party. It was commercially released until the year of 1990, thirty years after original final version that was never shown to the public. See more »

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

25 October 1990 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

The Shadow Of The Tyrant See more »

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Mono (RCA High Fidelity)
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