About the film
mexico based on novel or book general political party president political intrigue candidate firing squad vaudeville act 1920s
Release Date: August 22, 1960
|Production Companies||:||Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Producción Cinematográfica (STPC)|
|Producers||:||José Rodríguez Granada, Ricardo Beltri, Rodolfo Villalba|
|Writers||:||Julio Bracho, Jesús Cárdenas, Martín Luis Guzmán|
The movie situated in post-revolutionary Mexico describes the way politics were done in those times. Ignacio Jimenez is chosen as the candidate of the Partido Radical Progresista, but he isn't so sure about it, because he knows his boss, El Caudillo has chosen another candidate. Several political moves are done between the parties, leading to a thunderous climax.