Macario
Macario (1960)

B. Traven, the reclusive author of Treasure of the Sierra Madre, used an old Mexican folk tale as the basis for his novel The Third Guest. The book was in turn adapted for film as Macario. Ignacio Tarso plays a poverty-stricken peasant who… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 1, 1960
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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

Roberto Galvadon's 1959 rags-to-riches fable combines magical realism and folkloric elements of Mexico's Indianist movement with results that are alternately comic and poignant.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Gabriel Figueroa's cinematography is the best element of this Mexican folk tale, which was the country's first nominee for Foreign Language Oscar.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

First Mexican production to earn an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film.

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