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A walk down the memory lane of the golden age of Spanish B movies, from the Westerns shot in Almería to the age of "destape". A homage to the professionals that created these works now nearly forgotten.
In a dystopian future with absence of resources, people can freely to inn The Pit, a vertical underground jail where after an interview to check the possible admission, the volunteer passes a determined time in exchange to get more social position. Hoping to get an approved title, Goreng wakes up in the level 18 to discover The Pit's structure: only one cell of 6 meters height (so-so 20 feet) per level with a rectangular hole in the middle in all them, used by The Pit's administration to descend a too rectangular floating platform with the food for all prisoners, downing from level 0 (the restaurant where food is cooked) to the bottom, staying 2 minutes per level. With veteran Trimagasi as cell's partner, Goreng learns eventually The Pit's main rules: 1st, each inmate arrives The Pit with a personal object from the exterior; 2nd, the inmates can't keep food off the platform under penalty to die by extreme heat or cold; and 3rd, one time per month all inmates are asleep with gas in ...Written by
I have seen the two writers discuss this film. It is interesting, each is from an area opproessed by the central govnrnment in Spain, one from Catalonia, wherre there is a populare indpendence/autonomy movement; and one from Bilbao in Basque country controlled by Spain.
I think their perspective/parable on oppressive government and "the powers that be" at the top government levels, out 'betters" in central and ever oppressive and controlling government, deciding who gets what in "the Platform" dystopia is quite well done.
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