Tuesday, July 05, 2005

[Happy End for Los Olvidados]

MX 1950. PC: Ultramar Films. D: Luis Buñuel. 5' + 2'. Filmoteca Española. BetaSP, alas. Tuesday 5 July 2005, Cinèma Lumière 2, Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna. First the real ending was shown, and then the happy end that was never used: Pedro kills Jaibo in the fight in the attic, gets back the money that was trusted him by the benevolent schoolmaster and stolen by Jaibo, and returns to the school at dawn.

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