Callejon De Los Milagros (1995) - Rotten Tomatoes

Callejon De Los Milagros (1995)

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Movie Info

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 Susanita, a spinsterish landlady who looks for love in all the wrong places.

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Critic Reviews for Callejon De Los Milagros

All Critics (4)

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

Audience Reviews for Callejon De Los Milagros

½

This early Selma Hayeck film deserves much more praise and is usually unnoticed. I love the complexity of the relationship between the characters. Great stories within story.

Maurilio Mendez
Maurilio Mendez
½

An ok movie... must be Salma Hayek's favorite though, it launched her into international fame... thanks to director Jorge Fons, whose not mentioned in the herein credits (Flixster's credits). Jorge Fons directed this film, same director of 1989's ROJO AMANECER (RED DAWN), and writen for the big screen by Vicente Leñero. ------>

Dr. AlphonSeuss
Dr. AlphonSeuss
½

too long and too predictable. it really had a chance to be good, but it just couldn't quite make it.

James Beyer
James Beyer

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