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Zapata (1970)

Emiliano Zapata (original title)
Emiliano Zapata was a peasant who understood the ideals of the working class. He became a figurehead of the revolutionary uprising in Mexico and his life as a leader, his wife and the ... See full summary »

Director:

Felipe Cazals
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Cast

Credited cast:
Antonio Aguilar ... Emiliano Zapata
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Armando Acosta Armando Acosta
David Alejandro David Alejandro
Mario Almada ... Eufemio Zapata
Jorge Arvizu ... Francisco Indalecio Madero
Patricia Aspíllaga Patricia Aspíllaga
Alfredo Wally Barrón Alfredo Wally Barrón
José Baviera
Jorge Bekris Jorge Bekris
Gregorio Casal
Mario Casillas Mario Casillas
Carlos Castañón Carlos Castañón
Farnesio de Bernal
Ricardo de Loera Ricardo de Loera
Carlos Fernandez Carlos Fernandez
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Storyline

Emiliano Zapata was a peasant who understood the ideals of the working class. He became a figurehead of the revolutionary uprising in Mexico and his life as a leader, his wife and the battles of those who fight alongside him are portrayed. He lead an ongoing battle to redistribute lands to the peasants and fought against the powerful and oppressing regime of Porfirio Diaz. Written by Elin and Mari

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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

20 November 1970 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Zapata See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Producciones Águila See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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French censorship certificate: -13. See more »

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Quite interesting overall
24 March 2009 | by elin_morganSee all my reviews

The film portrays gory accounts of the suffering during the Mexican Revolution and is a good representation of the Revolution from Zapata's point of view, The peasants ordeals are realistic and the music used during crucial parts of the film are extremely effective. personally I found it to be a one sided portrayal

of the Revolution, as it concentrated on Zapata. However it contained ample information about his life and the uprising of the peasants. As an old film by now, it still contained an interesting plot line and it was quite entertaining to watch. For people studying or interested in the Mexican Revolution I would recommend this film as it is quite factual and show the highlights of Emiliano Zapata's life as well as his day to day life.


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