, 1h40 GenresDrama, War ActorsÁngela Molina, Jorge Perugorría, Francisco Rabal, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, Míriam Colón Roles Priest Rating59% Set amidst the rebel wars (representing the Theban plagues) of contemporary Colombia, young Mayor Edipo must mediate a peace deal between conflicting guerrilla groups and the army. It is raining when he leaves. His journey is interrupted when he gets into a shoot-out on a lonely bridge. Returning fire, Edipo somehow escapes. As soon as he gets to town he hears that a prominent leader Layo was brutally slain. No one knows who shot him. Meanwhile, a blind coffin-maker Tiresias wanders town making dire prophecies concerning Edipo's future. It is he who tells the mayor that Layo was murdered by a family member. Edipo's fate is sealed when he gets involved with the beautiful and much older Yocasta, a woman who last had sex thirty years before with her husband Layo. She got pregnant and bore a son ... tragedy ensues.
Directed byJulián Pastor GenresDrama, Thriller, Adventure ActorsJorge Martínez de Hoyos, Ana Luisa Peluffo, Maritza Olivares, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, María Prado Roles Reynaldo Olmos-Camargo Rating59% The settings are a fictitious Northern Mexico town, Dublán, State of Chihuahua —1,148 miles (1,848 kilometers) North from Mexico City and 132 miles (213 kilometers) South from El Paso, Texas—, where Reynaldo Olmos has travelled to start a new Christian life, after leaving behind in Mexico City his wife Chabela and their son who died shortly after because of a dysenterya, and a very poor district, San Cayetano, located in the outskirts of Mexico City, where the streets are unpaved, and the main economic activity is the making of bricks in some rudimentary brickworks ("ladrilleras").
, 2h51 Directed byLewis Gilbert, Ernest Day OriginUSA GenresDrama, Action, Adventure ThemesMonde imaginaire ActorsBekim Fehmiu, Candice Bergen, Charles Aznavour, Olivia de Havilland, Fernando Rey, Thommy Berggren Roles El Condor Rating53% Set in South America, it tells the tale of a rich playboy, Dax (Diogenes Alejandro Xenos) (Bekim Fehmiu) who uses and destroys everyone who crosses his path. His vileness results from having seen his mother and sister raped and murdered by Government troops. But his obsession is to avenge his father's murder. And yet, the father of Dax had been a true patriot unlike any of the other self-seeking Presidentes in an otherwise poor country always belonging to "the revolution." After Dax is himself shot and dies below a statue erected to exploit the memory of his father, does he finally realize he loved his country but had failed both his country and to be the man his father was.
, 1h35 Directed byJerry Thorpe OriginUSA GenresAction, Western ActorsGlenn Ford, John Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger, John Anderson, Paul Fix, Harry Dean Stanton Roles Guillermo Rating63% A woman and two children are kidnapped by Apaches. The husband Lorne Warfield (Glenn Ford), enlists the help of his neighbor Owen Forbes (Arthur Kennedy) to find his captured family. Warfield is a former gunman trying to forget his violent past. Forbes, a decent and humane rancher, is also in love with Warfield's wife and feels guilty that he let her be captured without trying to help. An Indian trader (Dean Jagger) aids them in their quest. Along the way they are encounter Mexican bandits, Apache warriors, renegade soldiers, and a town blighted by cholera. While Warfield in his cynicism immediately recognizes malevolent motives, each encounter results in further stripping Forbes of his humanity and making him accustomed to killing. The search eventually leads them to the Apache camp where they rescue the woman and children. Safely back home, Forbes challenges Warfield (who is now unarmed, trading his gun to a storekeeper for clothing for his family) to a duel, but he refuses. Forbes shoots Warfield in the back, wounding him. Before he can finish him off, he is shot and killed by the storekeeper using Warfield's gun.