Callejon De Los Milagros (1995)

Callejon De Los Milagros





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Based on Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz's novel Midaq Alley, a story involving four parallel episodes with overlapping characters--none of whom ever gets what he or she wants. The main characters include: Rutilio, a gruff, macho tavern owner who develops a taste for handsome young men; Chava, Rutilio's adult son who longs for a better life in America; Alma, a strong-willed beauty who's tempted to marry a wealthy elderly shop owner; Abel, an earnest but penniless young barber who loves Alma; and … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Vicente Leñero, Naguib Mahfouz
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On DVD: Dec 21, 2004

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All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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The result is a startlingly funny, at times desperately despairing, symbiosis of lower-class lives trying to make the best of the few assets they have.

| August 30, 2005
Critics Inc./America Online

This film is tied together by four tired soap opera tales that are competently crafted but predictable.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

August 11, 2005

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