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Los renglones torcidos de Dios (1983)





Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucía Méndez ... Alicia Estrada
Gonzalo Vega ... Dr. César Arellano
Mónica Prado Mónica Prado ... Monse castillo
Manuel Ojeda ... Doctor Alvar
Manola Saavedra Manola Saavedra ... Doctora Bernardos
Alejandro Camacho ... Ignacio Rojas
María Martín ... La duquesa
Abraham Méndez ... Romulo
Xavier Marc ... Doctor (as Javier Marc)
Paco Morayta Paco Morayta ... El astrólogo (as Francisco Morayta)
Antonio Miguel Antonio Miguel ... Dr. Ruiz Pérez (as Antonio de Miguel)
Martin LaSalle ... Dr. Dorantes / García del Olmo
María Prado María Prado ... Conrada, enfermera
Regino Herrera Regino Herrera ... Cosme
Mariano Hurtado Mariano Hurtado


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Release Date:

29 September 1983 (Mexico) See more »

Filming Locations:

Cuautla, Morelos, Mexico See more »

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Great Mexican film and hard to get as they come!!!!
27 May 2004 | by rogelioduronSee all my reviews

We see this man and a woman approach some kind of destiny in the beginning, he explains how she may be going thru hell in the place shes about to stay, but shes calm and she accepts it,She is Alicia (Lucia Mendez) and as she gets institutionalized in a psychiatric ward for the insane, A.K.A."Loony Bin" she starts making friends on the inside like a nurse called Montse and a guy who's deeply afraid of water named Ignacio "Nacho" Rojas and he's masterfully played by Alejandro Camacho that to me is THE BEST Mexican actor of the last years, hope you're reading Alex in a big fan.They are the 3 main characters but we also get a very young Gonzalo Vega as a Doctor who is falling in love with Alicia, we have the classic nurse Ratched here that hates everyone and screams to the insane and stuff like that, we have a vicious hunchback who is always horny and on the loose in this god forgiving place, as its title says "The Twisted lines of God" cause thats the way Nacho refers to Alice as of the content of that place.

This great piece of Mexican old film industry is a piece very hard to find,now a days part of my vast collection it truly stands out as one of the good old Mexican movies that time does nothing to it.

I like the way they play with the idea that shes insane...and then shes Sane..and then you're wondering if shes o.k or not...you're never sure and they always have some trick down their sleeve so you get to see the whole thing and get the twists of story as good as they get.

I liked it and my sisters always made me see this movie when i was a kid..I don't know why..they used to love it,I tried to get it all over these years and now i can fully say i have got it after all this time. If you ever find it see it and you'll like it...Oldtime Mexican treasure.

Ill give it a 9 out of 10 cause of its plot twists.

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