Tres décadas de joterío 1970 - 1999

by inakieat | created - 09 Dec 2018 | updated - 09 Dec 2018 | Public

Lista de películas analizadas por Bernard Schulz-Cruz en el libro "Imágenes gay en el cine mexicano. Tres décadas de joterío 1970-1999" publicado en el año 2008.

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1. They Call Him Marcado (1971)

85 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

El Pardo ha hecho del pueblo un lugar donde la justicia y el respeto no existen. Mercedes, consumida por el alcohol, vive en la amargura de los recuerdos de su vida junto a el. Pero a la ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Mariscal | Stars: Antonio Aguilar, Flor Silvestre, Eric del Castillo, Javier Ruán

Votes: 26

2. La primavera de los escorpiones (1971)

90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A lady photographer and her preteen son on vacation at a beautiful Mexican resort, befriend two men whose homosexual relationship is going through some tough times.

Director: Francisco del Villar | Stars: Isela Vega, Enrique Álvarez Félix, Milton Rodríguez, Carlos Julio Manzano

Votes: 8

3. End of the Party (1972)

85 min | Drama, Mystery

A group of elegant people throw a magnificent party in a suburban mansion. Suddenly, a group of bikers interrupt and stay, mingling with the "beautiful people". There's a bizarre murder and... See full summary »

Director: Mauricio Walerstein | Stars: Isela Vega, Guillermo Murray, José Gálvez, Sara García

Votes: 19

5. El muro del silencio (1974)

TV-14 | 105 min | Drama

Regina, quien vive con su hijo Daniel, pierde su empleo de maestra debido a la ilegitimidad de éste pero monta un taller de costura, y mantiene a su hijo alejado de la gente. Cinta en la ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Alcoriza | Stars: Brontis Jodorowsky, Fabiola Falcón, David Reynoso, Armando Silvestre

Votes: 25

6. El principio (1973)

135 min | Action, Drama, History

A man returns from Paris to find his home of Chihuahua Mexico occupied by Francisco Villa's revolutionary troops.

Director: Gonzalo Martínez Ortega | Stars: Lucha Villa, Narciso Busquets, Andrés García, Fernando Balzaretti

Votes: 50

7. Island of Lost Souls (1974)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The film version of Jose Leon Sanchez's best-selling novel about the author's 20 years of imprisonment on an island ruled by brutality.

Director: René Cardona | Stars: Mario Almada, Eric del Castillo, Wolf Ruvinskis, Alejandro Ciangherotti

Votes: 80

8. El cumpleaños del perro (1975)

PG | 92 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

Two couples. One of the husbands kills his wife. He is temporarily helped by the other couple. The husband wants to help him, but his wife wants to turn him in to the police.

Director: Jaime Humberto Hermosillo | Stars: Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, Diana Bracho, Lina Montes, Héctor Bonilla

Votes: 54

9. Matinée (1977)

96 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

Two young schoolboys in a Mexican town cut class to go to a matinee. The boys get involved with a gang of thieves and get caught up in the fun, but once the gang leaves, loyalties shift, leaving the two boys in conflicting positions.

Director: Jaime Humberto Hermosillo | Stars: Héctor Bonilla, Manuel Ojeda, Rodolfo Chávez Martínez, Armando Martín

Votes: 131

11. Hell Without Limits (1978)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

Family honor, greed, machismo, homophobia, and the dreams of whores collide in a Mexican town. Rich, elderly Don Alejo is poised to sell the town for a profit, needing only to buy a ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Roberto Cobo, Fernando Soler, Lucha Villa, Ana Martín

Votes: 911

13. Dona Herlinda and Her Son (1985)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rodolfo (Trevino) is a young bachelor doctor who has a love affair with a younger music student, Ramon (Meza). When Rodolfo's mother begins to urge his son to get married, he quickly asks ... See full summary »

Director: Jaime Humberto Hermosillo | Stars: Arturo Meza, Marco Treviño, Guadalupe Del Toro, Letícia Lupercio

Votes: 430

14. The Other (II) (1984)

105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A novelist travels to the country to learn the problems of a friend's shy son and runs into an intruder.

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Rafael Sánchez Navarro, Juan Ignacio Aranda, Aline Davidoff, Ignacio López Tarso

Votes: 40

17. Clandestino destino (1987)

81 min | Drama

In 1999, the Northern part of Mexico has been annexed to the United States. Sex is forbidden. The United States is on the verge of its second civil war.

Director: Jaime Humberto Hermosillo | Stars: Rafael Monroy, Denise Montiel, Magnolia Rivas, Gloria San Martin

Votes: 14

18. Love Lies (1989)

111 min | Drama

Set in Mexico City, Mentiras Piadosas is the doomed love story of Clara and Israel. She is a health inspector and he is an herb merchant, who is obsessed with the construction of an ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Alonso Echánove, Delia Casanova, Ernesto Yáñez, Luisa Huertas

Votes: 41

19. The Summer of Miss Forbes (1989 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama

Mrs. Forbes, a German governess, is hired for six weeks to take care of two children, while their parents are away. She is authoritarian and repressive, so the children plan to murder her. ... See full summary »

Director: Jaime Humberto Hermosillo | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Francisco Gattorno, Alexis Castanares, Víctor César Villalobos

Votes: 88

25. Danzón (1991)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

Julia (Rojo) is a phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the danzon: a cuban dance very popular in Mexico and Central America. Every wednesday ... See full summary »

Director: María Novaro | Stars: María Rojo, Carmen Salinas, Tito Vasconcelos, Margarita Isabel

Votes: 472 | Gross: $0.36M

27. Bienvenido-Welcome (1994)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

During a business trip a married man has an affair with a blonde who leaves him the message "Welcome to the world of sida".

Director: Gabriel Retes | Stars: Gabriel Retes, Lourdes Elizarrarás, Luis Felipe Tovar, Jesse Borrego

Votes: 148

28. There Is No Pain in Paradise (1995)

90 min | Drama, Romance

Manuel's best friend dies of AIDS, then he begins a trip for the night in the city, finding a parade of wild characters.

Director: Víctor Saca | Stars: Miguel Ángel Ferriz, Evangelina Elizondo, Fernando Leal, Claudia Frías

Votes: 21

29. Midaq Alley (1995)

Unrated | 140 min | Drama, Romance

Based on the Nobel Prize Winner's novel, the Egyptian Naguib Mahfouz. The story, translated from El Cairo to Mexico City's downtown, narrates the life of the members of the neighbourhood ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Fons | Stars: Ernesto Gómez Cruz, María Rojo, Salma Hayek, Bruno Bichir

Votes: 2,612

31. Cilantro y perejil (1996)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

This is a comedy about couples from the same family, hit by the economic crisis in Mexico. The plot turns around the eternal question of whether it is worth it to live as a couple.

Director: Rafael Montero | Stars: Arcelia Ramírez, Demián Bichir, Germán Dehesa, Rodolfo Arias

Votes: 371

32. Esmeralda Comes by Night (1997)

R | 103 min | Comedy

Esmeralda is married with 5 husbands at the same time, so she has to explain to the judge why she has done this.

Director: Jaime Humberto Hermosillo | Stars: María Rojo, Claudio Obregón, Martha Navarro, Antonio Crestani

Votes: 258 | Gross: $0.02M

33. In God's Hands (1998)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Drama, Sport

Three pro surfers - gifted Shane, once-great Mickey and rising young star Keoni travel to Madagascar, Bali and Hawaii in search for the ultimate wave.

Director: Zalman King | Stars: Matt George, Matty Liu, Shane Dorian, Shaun Tomson

Votes: 1,089 | Gross: $1.38M

34. Divine (1998)

112 min | Drama

"La Nueva Jerusalem" is a small community of believers lead by Papá Basilio (Rabal) and Mamá Dorita (Jurado). They're waiting for the second coming of Christ, so they've abandoned the world... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Katy Jurado, Edwarda Gurrola, Carolina Papaleo

Votes: 230

35. Crónica de un desayuno (2000)


In this deliciously kinky film that takes place in the wee hours of a Mexico City morning, long-absent Pedro returns to preside over his seriously bent family. But while Pedro is busy ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamín Cann | Stars: Odiseo Bichir, Eduardo Palomo, José Alonso, Luis de Icaza

Votes: 237

36. Sin destino (2002)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

This is a shocking film that deals with a 15-year-old boy who rents his body to men in order to pay for his drug abuses. Fran, tired of being termed a homosexual by others, confides in his ... See full summary »

Director: Leopoldo Laborde | Stars: Roberto Cobo, Francisco Rey, David Valdez, Mariana Gajá

Votes: 183

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