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Salón México

  • Film
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Time Out says

Inspired (like Aaron Copland's suite of the same name) by the eponymous Mexico City dance club, this engagingly exotic melodrama focuses on the trials and tribulations of a reluctant cabaretera (López), struggling to pay her sister's boarding school fees and determined to conceal her profession and her pimp lover. Tragedy will out, and not without a heap of escapist moralising (catch the sister's air force hero fiancé!); despite the hackneyed plotting, however, Gabriel Figueroa's noir photography and the splendidly glamorous seediness of the nightclub scenes make for passable entertainment.
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Release Details

  • Duration:95 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Emilio Fernández
  • Screenwriter:Emilio Fernández, Mauricio Magdaleno
  • Cast:
    • Marga López
    • Miguel Inclán
    • Rodolfo Acosta
    • Roberto Cañedo
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