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Figuras de la Pasión (1984)





Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomás Mojarro Tomás Mojarro
Tito Junco
José González Márquez José González Márquez ... Narrator
Adriana Portillo Adriana Portillo
Mario Eduardo Rivas Mario Eduardo Rivas
Ernesto Gómez Cruz
Eraclio Zepeda Eraclio Zepeda
Ricardo Cortés Ricardo Cortés
Jorge Humberto Robles
Carlos Illescas Carlos Illescas
Juan Jacobo Hernández Juan Jacobo Hernández
Evangelina Gutiérrez Evangelina Gutiérrez
Jovita García Granados Jovita García Granados
Marichu Loera Marichu Loera
Claudia González Claudia González


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A film about the forgotten
7 August 2004 | by ezerovSee all my reviews

The first tape to film picture ever made tells the tale of the forgotten, the dead and the ones who had been banned in every aspect of the Mexican history. This fairy type of movie is divided in episodes (Figuras) that are settle either on a jail or an play, in this surrealistic film we are immerse in a Dogville type of stage were the combination of Poetry, testaments and political discourse of the mix of characters of the daily basis and religious figures such as Judas, the virgin, the labor workers, homosexuals, drag queens. Ss really impossible to understand the immensity of the themes that are combine with such majesty and care. The most outstanding thing in this film is the photograph as we see a very crafted and thoughtful skill technique even with the poor equipment of the time. He (Corkidhi) as one of the best photographers of all time achieves something that nowadays nobody can, as one of the most important visual and video artist seems that with this experiment he was at the top of his line. Ironically 'Figuras de la passion' has been banned for several years as a product of the attack and angriness of right – winged parties and scholars.

Now almost 20 years later we see a poorly copy of technique and themes of many Mexican directors such as Ripstein, Hermosillo

This is one of the best Mexican Pictures ever made and once again released by a master Corkidhi (0-10) 10

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