Midaq Alley

"Weak"

Midaq Alley Review


Also known as El callejón de los milagros, the producers will not hesitate for a second to tell you this is "the most awarded film in Mexican history." That may carry some weight with cineastes and film historians, but Midaq Alley turns out to be little more than a long (2 1/2 hours) Mexican soap opera with its basic premise stolen from Rashomon. Not much you have to do to get those Mexican awards, it appears.

Aka El callejón de los milagros.



Midaq Alley

Facts and Figures

Run time: 140 mins

In Theaters: Friday 6th March 1998

Production compaines: Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía (IMCINE), Consejo Nacional para la cultura y las artes (CONACULTA), Alameda Films

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

IMDB: 7.6 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Jorge Fons

Producer: , Alfredo Ripstein Jr.

Starring: as Don Ru, María Rojo as Doña Cata, as Alma, as Eusebia, Margarita Sanz as Susanita, Claudio Obregón as Don Fidel, Juan Manuel Bernal as Chava, Abel Woolrich as Zacarías, as Güicho, as José Luis, Gina Morett as Doña Flor, Óscar Yoldi as Ubaldo, Esteban Soberanes as Jimmy, Eugenia Leñero as Tina, as Abel

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