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The Perfect Dictatorship is a film of genre Drama directed by Luis Estrada with Damián Alcázar

The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)

The Perfect Dictatorship
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The Perfect Dictatorship (Spanish: La dictadura perfecta) is a 2014 Mexican comedy political satire film, written, produced and directed by Luis Estrada and starring Damián Alcázar, Alfonso Herrera, Joaquín Cosío, Dagoberto Gama, María Rojo and Salvador Sánchez. Cast also includes Osvaldo Benavides, Saúl Lisazo, Tony Dalton, Arath de la Torre, Sergio Mayer and Itatí Cantoral. It was released on October 16, 2014 and it will represent Mexico at the 2015 Goya Awards.

The film title is a reference of one of the quotes by Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa that he used to describe the continuous governments of the Institutional Revolutionary Party.


After an international faux pas goes viral, the Mexican Government urges Television Mexicana, the most powerful Mexican television corporation, to create a media distraction. Television Mexicana discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas (Damián Alcázar) in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas, worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and negotiates a secret agreement with Television Mexicana. Carlos Rojo (Alfonso Herrera), an ambitious young news producer, and Ricardo Diaz (Osvaldo Benavides), a TV network star reporter, are responsible for changing the public image of the corrupt Governor, with the objective of turning him into a political star and presidential candidate.


Damián Alcázar

(Gobernador Carmelo Vargas)
Joaquín Cosío

(Agustín Morales)
Alfonso Herrera

(Producer Carlos Rojo)
Osvaldo Benavides

(Ricardo Díaz)
Silvia Navarro

(Lucía Garza)
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