Overall Rank: 2080
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 26
Theatrical Release Date: 03/24/1952
Genre: Crime, Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Luis Buñuel
Actors: Estela Inda, Miguel Inclán, Alma Delia Fuentes, Francisco Jambrina, Efraín Arauz, Alfonso Mejía
Plot: In the violent slums of Mexico City, a group of juvenile delinquents survive on the streets. Pedro, a moral young man, is gradually drawn into the corrupt lives by those around him. -- Chris Kavan
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mitchellyoung - wrote on 04/25/2012
Decades before City of God, Bunuel presents a forlorn portrait of street children trying to survive their rough circumstances. The film takes an observational perspective, not choosing to condemn or uplift any of its characters actions, but merely lets the events it portrays run their tragic course. Sad, but well-made.
Allison - wrote on 12/24/2007
An amazing film with probably the best dream sequence ever on film! And that is quite a feat.
GGauthier - wrote on 09/10/2007
I hope this is the Buñuel's one. Here we go: Buñuel's mexican period is not better or worse than the french one. Is at the same time equally good, and different. We are in a different continent and country. With different social and political situations. But Buñuel knows, I mean, he really understand what he's talking about (society, politics, religion, philosophy) and this one is the father of movies like Tsotsi or City of god, among others. Tough story, great performances and some symbolic touches for creating an all time masterpiece. I liked the original ending better.
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