In San Luis de la Paz, a small and and very poor town in northern Mexico, the priest Father Victorio manages an orphanage with nearly 50 children. He does wrestling, disguised with a golden... See full summary »

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Éric Duret (as Eric Duret)

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Éric Duret (as Eric Duret), Alain Gillot | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jean Reno ... Father Victorio Gaetano
Marlee Matlin ... María
Marc Duret ... Pedro
Luis de Icaza Luis de Icaza ... Angel Chavez
Pedro Altamirano Pedro Altamirano ... Augustin Chavez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jose Roberto Becernil Jose Roberto Becernil ... Le Reporter
Quintín Bulnes ... Don Corrado (as Quintin Bulnes)
Sergio Calderón ... Manager
Álvaro Carcaño Álvaro Carcaño ... Fredito
Yvette Fauvet Moreno Yvette Fauvet Moreno ... L'Employée
Patrick Fontana Patrick Fontana ... Tonio
Jack Jason ... TV Announcer
Eduardo López Rojas Eduardo López Rojas ... Le Prêtre
Jorge Arvea Maldonado Jorge Arvea Maldonado ... Arbitre Rapace
Xavier Marc ... Malcom Taylor (as Javier Marc)
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Storyline

In San Luis de la Paz, a small and and very poor town in northern Mexico, the priest Father Victorio manages an orphanage with nearly 50 children. He does wrestling, disguised with a golden mask, to get some money for the children. His dream of reconstruct the town begins to see a light when he is invited to become a professional wrestler Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

2 January 1991 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Man in the Golden Mask See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The film was partly inspired by Fray Tormenta ("Friar Storm"), aka Rev. Sergio Gutiérrez Benítez - a Mexican priest who became a wrestler to raise money for his parish. See more »

Connections

Remade as Nacho Libre (2006) See more »

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