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Arturo Ripstein

Cadena perpetua (Life sentence)

Edition 1993
95' - 1979 - Crime - Dialogue: Spanish
Director: Arturo Ripstein Composer: Miguel Pous With: Pedro Armendariz, Narciso Busquets, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Angelica Chain, Ana Ofelia Murguia
After a failed hold-up a thief, 'El Tarzán' Lira, decides to give up his existence as a criminal. He marries and works an honest job. But after his meeting with Prieto, a corrupt police man, things start to go wrong again... Lira desperately tries to see his superior to ask him for assistance in helping to prove his honesty. To his shame he does not manage to see him. Totally disappointed he starts stealing again.

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Credits

Director

Arturo Ripstein

Composer

Miguel Pous

With

Pedro Armendariz, Narciso Busquets, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Angelica Chain, Ana Ofelia Murguia

Scenario

Vicente Lenero, Arturo Ripstein

Director of Photography

Jorge Stahl Jr.

Editor

Rafael Ceballos

Producer

Francesco del Villar

More information

Dialogue

Spanish

Countries of production

Mexico

Screenplay based on

"Lo de Antes", (Luis Spota)

Year

1979

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