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Los caifanes (1967)

A rich aristocratic couple (Julissa, Enrique Alvarez Felix) abandon a dinner party to enjoy a night on the town with a urban gang, known as Los Caifanes.

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Óscar Chávez ...
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Eduardo López Rojas ...
Tamara Garina ...
Old Prostitute
Martha Zabaleta ...
La Elota
Lety Gómez ...
Lupe 'Magda' (as Leticia Gómez Rivera)
Julián de Meriche ...
Man in Cabaret
Socorro Avelar ...
Cabaret Worker
René Barrera ...
Lottery Seller
Carlos Monsivåis ...
Santa Claus
Ignacio Vallarta ...
Blind Man with Guitar
Evelia Cardenas ...
Cabaret Worker
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A rich aristocratic couple (Julissa, Enrique Alvarez Felix) abandon a dinner party to enjoy a night on the town with a urban gang, known as Los Caifanes. Written by Nohemy Solorzano <ns15@cornell.edu>

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17 August 1967 (Mexico)  »

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The Outsiders  »

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The first of a great genre
8 November 1999 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

The first and the best of a small genre, "Los Caifanes" preceded "After Hours", "Something Wild" and other films by a decade. Two middle class people find themselves caught up in a whirlwind of mysterious Downtown nightlife. Sound familiar? This film did it first, and if you know about the turmoil in Mexico City during this time, took full advantage of the statement.


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