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Ánimas Trujano (El hombre importante) (1961)

Not Rated | | Drama | 18 January 1962 (Mexico)
Animas Trujano is a colorful but irresponsible Indian in a small Mexican village. He hopes above all things someday to be chosen mayordomio of his village, a place of great honor usually ... See full summary »

Director:

Ismael Rodríguez

Writers:

Rogelio Barriga Rivas (novel), Ismael Rodríguez (adaptation) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Toshirô Mifune ... Ánimas Trujano (as Toshiro Mifune)
Columba Domínguez ... Juana
Flor Silvestre ... Catalina
Pepe Romay Pepe Romay ... Pedrito (as Pepito Romay)
Titina Romay ... Dorotea
Amado Zumaya Amado Zumaya ... Compadre
José Chávez José Chávez ... Brujo
Luis Aragón Luis Aragón ... Tendero
Juan Carlos Pulido Juan Carlos Pulido ... Belarmino
Magda Monzón Magda Monzón
Jaime J. Pons Jaime J. Pons ... Carrizo
David Reynoso ... Criton
Eduardo Fajardo ... El Español
Antonio Aguilar ... Tadeo
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Storyline

Animas Trujano is a colorful but irresponsible Indian in a small Mexican village. He hopes above all things someday to be chosen mayordomio of his village, a place of great honor usually conferred upon the wealthiest and most respected citizens. Animas has a loyal wife, but cheats on her and gambles away every cent they raise. Chances arise for Animas to turn over a new leaf and even hope realistically for the honor of mayordomio. But will Animas behave responsibly enough to take advantage of these opportunities? Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

18 January 1962 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

The Important Man See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ARS,Películas Rodríguez,UNA See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Actor and director Narciso Busquets (1931-1988) dubbed the voice of Toshirô Mifune. Lips sync was so perfect that, since the movie was played for the first time, many people thinks the voice is from Mifune. Mifunew had to learn all his lines phonetically. See more »

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Featured in Flor Silvestre: Su destino fue querer (2015) See more »

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Simply one of the best
4 November 2002 | by TalekSee all my reviews

Animas Trujano shows part of the life of the oaxaqueñan indians. Toshiro Mifume is just outrageous but the direction of Ismael Rodriguez outstands everything. This famous mexican director is just superb, as always.


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