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Title Ensayo de un crimen [videorecording] / ACSA (Alianza Cinematografica, S.A.) presenta ; argumento y adaptación cinematográfica inspirados en la obra de Rodolfo Usigli por Luis Buñuel y E. Ugarte Pagés ; producción, Alfonso Patiño Gómez ; dirección, Luis Buñuel.

Imprint [Mexico] : Distributed by Zima Entertainment, [200-?]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Sp ENS    Available
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 89 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series Grandes de Nuestro Cine
Grandes de nuestro cine.
System Details DVD, regions 1 and 4, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0.
Language In Spanish.
Credits Director de fotografia, Agustín Jiménez ; music, Jorge Pérez ; escenografia, Jesús Bracho edición, Jorge Bustos ; productor ejecutivo, Roberto Figueroa.
Cast Miroslava, Ernesto Alonso, Rita Macedo, Ariadna Welter, Andrea Palma, Rodolfo Landa, J.M. Linares Rivas, Leonor Llausás.
Note Videodisc release of a 1955 Mexican motion picture.
Based on the novel of the same title by Rodolfo Usigli.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Archibaldo de la Cruz's criminal life began on the eve of the Mexican Revolution, when he wished his nanny dead. Thus began his life of murder, alleged murder and insanity.
Note Special features: synopsis ; cast and crew ; photo gallery.
Subject Murderers -- Mexico -- Drama.
Insanity (Law) -- Drama.
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, Mexican.
Dark comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Added Author Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983. Screenwriter. Director.
Ugarte Pagés, Eduardo, 1900-1955. Screenwriter.
Patiño Gómez, Alfonso. Producer.
Pérez Herrera, Jorge, 1911- Composer.
Stern, Miroslava, 1926-1955. Actor.
Alonso, Ernesto, 1917-2007. Actor.
Macedo, Rita, 1928-1993. Actor.
Welter, Ariadne. Actor.
Palma, Andrea, 1903?-1987. Actor.
Landa, Rodolfo. Actor.
Linares Rivas, José María, 1901-1955. Actor.
Llausás, Leonor. Actor.
Usigli, Rodolfo, 1905-1979. Ensayo de un crimen.
Alianza Cinematográfica.
Zima Entertainment (Firm)
Note English language title: Criminal life of Archibald de la Cruz
Standard No. 7506036011247
Music No. DVDA-1210 RTC

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