Victimas del Pecado (1950)

Victimas del Pecado

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The life of cabaret dancer Violeta (Ninon Sevilla) takes a few surprising turns after she rescues an abandoned baby on her way home from Mexico City's red-light district in this affecting tale helmed by Emilio Fernandez. When Violeta resolves to raise the child herself, she runs afoul of a flamboyant pimp (Rodolfo Acosta) but unexpectedly gets help from a rival club owner (Tito Junco). The supporting cast includes Cuban megastar Rita Montaner.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Emilio Fernandez, Mauricio Magdaleno
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On DVD: Sep 5, 2006
Runtime:

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Good gawd almighty. American melodrama simmers- this Mexicans boils his until there's nothing left but grounds. Pimps, whores, murder, prison, abandoned babies- but that's not preventing el Indio from stopping down every five minutes for a hot Cuban musical number. Fernandez makes even The Archers look tame in comparison to the way he throws the kitchen sink, the phone book, the Bible, and the Virgen de Guadalupe into any scene to make it that much more powerful. The shot sequence of the heroine wandering through the train tracks is Borzage meets Shirley Clarke.

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