Fever Mounts at El Pao

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Fever Mounts at El Pao

Fever Mounts at El Pao

Release Date: December 05, 1959

Year    :   1959
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Le Groupe des Quatre, Compagnie Industrielle et Commerciale Cinématographique (CICC), Filmex
Director    :   Luis Buñuel
Producers    :   Raymond Borderie, Óscar Dancigers, Jacques Bar, Gregorio Walerstein
Writers    :   Luis Buñuel, Luis Alcoriza, Charles Dorat, Louis Sapin, Henri Castillou
RunTime    :   97 mins.

Aroused citizens assassinate an unpopular Caribbean despot, then two men vie for his gorgeous widow Ines. Ojeda is a steamy, isolated island, the penal colony for an oppressive dictatorship. A reactionary seizes the murdered governor's post, and rushes to eliminate his romantic rival, an idealistic underling. The bureaucrat Vazquez hopes to marshal the angry residents of the capitol, El Pao, plus the many political prisoners, to oust Governor Gual.

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