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La ciudad y los perros (1985)

Unrated | | Drama | 18 June 1985 (Peru)
Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that ... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pablo Serra ... The Poet / El Poeta, cadete Alberto Fernández
Gustavo Bueno ... Lt. Gamboa / Teniente Gamboa
Luis Álvarez ... El Coronel
Juan Manuel Ochoa ... The Jaguar / El Jaguar
Eduardo Adrianzén ... The Slave / El Esclavo
Liliana Navarro ... Teresa
Miguel Iza ... Arrospide
Aristóteles Picho ... The Snake / Boa
Toño Vega ... El Rulos (as Antonio Vega)
Isabel Duval ... Teresa's aunt
Ricardo Mejía
David Meléndez ... Serrano Cava
Jean Cotos ... Sargento
Pablo Briche ... Vallano
Guillermo Injoque
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Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that starts with a theft and leads to murder. Written by Anonymous

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Also Known As:

A Cidade e os Cães  »

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The film was shot in a nearby een jail, the building were very alike. See more »

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When Cadet Alberto Fernández ("The Poet") is giving evidence to the Colonel, a boom mic is visible twice. See more »

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Lt. Gamboa: Why are you staring at me cadet? You want my picture on my bare ass or what?
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References Scum (1979) See more »

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Great work by Lombardi
22 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

This accurate portrayal of the peruvian military school Leoncio Prado, this shows the diverse problems that students had to go thru while learning the facts of life. Extreme discipline, a fair amount of corruption, without overdoing violence or misery that's common in other flicks. By the way, not everyone who speaks spanish is a Mexican, and trying to say that this is another "cheap Mexican movie" is in extremely bad taste.

This institution exists, and my father was a student here, along with a lot of people I know. 'Unfortunately' I missed the opportunity to study here by barely obtaining decent grades at my regular school :D


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