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City of the Blind (1991)

Ciudad de ciegos (original title)
Over more than thirty years, a department of the Condesa in Mexico City, is the setting in which they are carried out ten stories, mixed, form one whose only constant is the rupture. The ... See full summary »

Director:

Alberto Cortés
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Credited cast:
Gabriela Roel ... Socorro
Arcelia Ramírez ... Mara
Verónica Merchant ... Raquel
Roberto Sosa ... Salvador
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fernando Balzaretti Fernando Balzaretti ... Licenciado Sandoval
Elpidia Carrillo ... Fabiola
Alejandro Cervántes Alejandro Cervántes ... Manuel
Emilio Cortés Emilio Cortés ... Claudio
Dobrina Cristeva Dobrina Cristeva ... Fanny (as Dobrina Liubomirova)
Claudia Fernández Claudia Fernández ... Leonor (as Claudia Fernandez)
Alfonso Figueroa Alfonso Figueroa ... Self
Juan Manuel González Juan Manuel González ... Arresting Cop
Blanca Guerra ... Inés
Rita Guerrero Rita Guerrero ... Maricela
Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez ... Teo
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Over more than thirty years, a department of the Condesa in Mexico City, is the setting in which they are carried out ten stories, mixed, form one whose only constant is the rupture. The passage of time and the outside world only guess through the windows and objects that come with the characters. The set is a great solitude, possible in a city of the blind. Written by Moviezfever.com

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Great Mexican Movie
26 July 2005 | by debrayeforeverSee all my reviews

This movie is very important for the Mexican film industry because it features members from three of the best all time Mexican Rock bands ever, Legendary band (and original lineup) Caifanes, Ska sensation Maldita Vecindad and the dark alternative rock band Santa Sabina (my favorite Mexican band ever who was in that year emerging from the shadows as a new hot act). The story kind of reminds me to the movie Singles (but Ciudad de Ciegos came first), because its about the relationships of young kids and it pictures the musical local scene too.


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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

31 October 1991 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Cidade de Cegos See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Dolby

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Color
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