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The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)

La dictadura perfecta (original title)
TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about... See full summary »

Director:

Luis Estrada

Writers:

Luis Estrada (original writer), Luis Estrada (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Damián Alcázar ... Gobernador Carmelo Vargas
Alfonso Herrera ... Carlos Rojo
Joaquín Cosio ... Agustín Morales
Osvaldo Benavides ... Ricardo Díaz
Silvia Navarro ... Lucía Garza
Flavio Medina ... Salvador Garza
Saúl Lisazo ... Javier Pérez Harris
Tony Dalton ... Director TV MX
Salvador Sánchez ... Hombre X
Enrique Arreola ... Secretario de gobierno
Arath de la Torre ... Vocero
Dagoberto Gama ... Procurador
Noé Hernández Noé Hernández ... Jefe de seguridad
Sonia Couoh ... Nana Gemelas
María Rojo ... Doña Chole
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Storyline

TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and negotiates a billionaire secret agreement with the owners of the TV Corporation. Carlos Rojo, an ambitious young news producer, and Ricardo Diaz, TV network star reporter, are responsible for making a dirty campaign to change the image the public has of the corrupt Governor and make him, at any cost, a political star and a great presidential candidate. Mexican Television believes that democracy is a farce and has already placed one President... Will they do it again? Written by Anonymous

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La televisión ya puso un Presidente... ¿Lo volverá a hacer?

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

16 October 2014 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

A Ditadura Perfeita See more »

Filming Locations:

Durango, Mexico

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The name of the movie comes from a scene from another movie from Estrada named "La ley de Herodes". However, the original phrase was coined by Mario Vargas Llosa in 1990 See more »

Soundtracks

PEER GYNT SUITE NO 1, OP. 46: I MORNING
Autor /Composed by Edvard Grieg
Interpretada por: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Cortesía de Naxos of America
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Too real
10 April 2019 | by tabachoiSee all my reviews

This movie felt too real, and I say this from a country thirteen thousand miles away from Mexico.


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