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Las poquianchis (De los pormenores y otros sucedidos del dominio público que acontecieron a las hermanas de triste memoria a quienes la maledicencia así las bautizó) (1976)

Based in the true case of the sisters who ran brothels in which kidnapping, killings and clandestine burial were common.

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Felipe Cazals
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Diana Bracho ... Adelina
Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ... Don Rosario
Salvador Sánchez ... Reportero
Pilar Pellicer Pilar Pellicer ... Santa
Malena Doria Malena Doria ... Chuy
Leonor Llausás ... Delfa
Ana Ofelia Murguía ... Eva
Enrique Lucero ... Capitán
Alejandro Parodi Alejandro Parodi ... Juez
María Rojo ... Lupe
Tina Romero ... María Rosa
Manuel Ojeda ... Tadeo
Carlos Cardán Carlos Cardán ... Delegado agrario
Arturo Beristáin Arturo Beristáin ... Hombre preso
Gonzalo Vega ... Tepo
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In the middle 70's in the mexican state of Guanajuato, authorities discover a clandestine burial ground, the corpses were from murdered prostitutes. the suspects are three sisters known as "Las Poquianchis" The sisters were very religious but were the owners of brothels and recruited poor girls with the false promises of jobs, instead they were forced to prostitution, and some were killed. Written by jairhcastillo

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

25 November 1976 (Mexico) See more »

Filming Locations:

Estado de México, Mexico See more »

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Movie Gives me Shakes
10 May 2007 | by scarfaceladii04See all my reviews

Seriously, I'm 21 now and I still get the chills. I cannot sit through this movie, i have to walk around and take breaks. thats how bad. But I still recommend this movie, because it shows what people were desperate. but as my understanding robbing of the girls were discussed as the people who wanted to led the daughters into a convent in exchange for money to keep up their land. Basically This was scandalous and thank god that I don't live in a time where money is tight.

WARNING. It does contain graphic language and Violence and Scenes

but this movie is good, worth watching, never let someone under 16 watch because they will get nightmares. This movie is available on DVD and I bought mines on Ebay.


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