Mexican American Studies: Feature Films

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Les Orgueilleux (The Proud Ones)

Los Angeles: Video France, 1993, c1953.
Feature film. An existential drama and love story set in a seedy Mexican coastal town. A former doctor blames himself for his wife's death and tries to find oblivion in alcohol. An aristocratic woman tourist, newly widowed and broke, is both attracted and repelled by him. Based on "Typhus" by Jean Paul Sartre. Starring Michèle Morgan, Gérard Philipe, Victor Manuel Mendoza, Carlos Lepez Moctezuma, Michèle Cardone, André Toffel, Arturo Soto Rangel, and the inhabitants of Veracruz. In French and Spanish with English subtitles. (100 min.) Media PN1997 .O64 1993

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