Canoa
Canoa (1975)

This 1976 Mexican feature is based on a reportedly real incident which took place in 1968. When a group of hikers happen upon a village governed by a paranoid and fanatical priest, they are labelled as communists and desecrators and are… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 31, 1975
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2003
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Sean Axmaker
Stream on Demand

[T]he portrait of a community leader manipulating the ignorant and illiterate to blindly follow him through fear, xenophobia, and religion is relevant to any time and place ...

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a particularly sharp, unrelenting portrait of how groups and individuals-anywhere at any time-can be demonized to the point of inciting physical violence

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

A deeply disturbing study of mass hysteria, a lasting cultural document of "a shameful memory"...and a culturally specific but widely relevant snapshot of that late-'60s moment of student rebellion being met by violent institutional crackdowns. [Blu-ray]

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Tsubaki Sanjuro
Religous intolerance and mass control is alive and well in Mexico. Despise this being based on something that happen in the 60's it could happen in these… More