Thursday, March 19, 1998

El rincón de las vírgenes

/ / MX / 1972 / Isaac, Alberto / / drama
Rincón de las vírgenes, El / Nest of Virgins. PC: Estudios Churubusco. D+SC: Alberto Isaac - based on the short stories by Juan Rulfo. DP: Raul Martinez Solares, Daniel Savage. CAST: Alphonso Arau (Lucas Lucatero), Emilio Fernández (Anacleto Morotones), Rosalba Brambila (Leona Morones). 99’. Colour. Academy. Beautiful print with English subtitles. Viewed in Helsinki, SEA, Cinema Orion, Thursday 19 March 1998. *** I missed the first 10 minutes of the film. - The story takes place in the 1920s. A picaresque story of charlatans, this is a feast for the eyes. Bathing in glorious sunshine, the film consists of opulent visual scenes. Very sensual, and well acted.

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