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La ley de la frontera (1995)

Barbara, a journalist in the beginning of the 20th century, searches in the border between Portugal and Galicia a bandit called El Argentino. In her travel she meets two men that say that ... See full summary »

Director:

Adolfo Aristarain

Writers:

Adolfo Aristarain, Miguel Anxo Murado (story) (as Miguel Murado)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pere Ponce Pere Ponce ... João
Aitana Sánchez-Gijón ... Bárbara (John)
Achero Mañas ... Xan
Federico Luppi ... El Argentino
Tito Valverde ... Sargento Guardia Civil (as Fernando Valverde)
Agustín González ... Capitán Legión
Enrique San Francisco ... Recaudador
Tony Zenet Tony Zenet ... Octavio
Antonio Gamero ... Barbero
Francisco Merino ... Maragato
María Adánez María Adánez ... María
Felipe García Vélez ... Cabo guardia (as Felipe Vélez)
José María Sacristán José María Sacristán ... Administrador
Emiliano Redondo ... Prior convento
Ramiro Alonso Ramiro Alonso ... Guardia civil 2
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Barbara, a journalist in the beginning of the 20th century, searches in the border between Portugal and Galicia a bandit called El Argentino. In her travel she meets two men that say that they belong to his gang. Written by Miguel A. Andrade <andrade@gredos.cnb.uam.es>

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Country:

Argentina | Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

23 August 1995 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lei da Fronteira See more »

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The best of Aristarain
20 March 2007 | by anti_actors_groupSee all my reviews

This it is one of the better Spanish speaking movies that I have seen, so much by its classical script, as by the actions and the rhythm that imposes Aristarain. It has a excellent script. Joao and Xan, they are found in the Galician-Portuguese border. Together they steal horses, assault collectors and know Bárbara, a journalist that seeks the "Argentine", an acquaintance bandit, to interview him.. Little it valued by the followers but fervent of this director, "La ley de la Frontera", is one of its better movies for me. Though does not it have in its plot the moral dilemmas of other movies of Aristarain, this counts on the sufficient action and drama as to do it unforgettable. Very recommendable.


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