Cafe Colon

junio 11, 2013 - Comment

UNA HISTORIA DE AMOR QUE SURGE EN EL TIEMPO DE LA REVOLUCION MEXICANA. MARIA FELIX ES UNA AMBICIOSA VEDETTE Y PEDRO ARMENDARIZ UN RECIO GENERAL. ESTA PELICULA ESTA LLENA DE AVARICIA, PASION Y TRAICION. UNA DE LAS MEJORES PELICULAS DE LA EPOCA DE ORO DEL CINE MEXICANO.

UNA HISTORIA DE AMOR QUE SURGE EN EL TIEMPO DE LA REVOLUCION MEXICANA. MARIA FELIX ES UNA AMBICIOSA VEDETTE Y PEDRO ARMENDARIZ UN RECIO GENERAL. ESTA PELICULA ESTA LLENA DE AVARICIA, PASION Y TRAICION. UNA DE LAS MEJORES PELICULAS DE LA EPOCA DE ORO DEL CINE MEXICANO.

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Joseph A. Admire dice:

Not in English, but good if you want to watch “La Dona” at work The film deserves at least 4 stars but I’ve awarded 2 due to the poor image and sound quality of this DVD. Frankly it does not deserve the price. The distributors, Tekila Films, did nothing to find a good master for the transfer and nothing to restore the lousy copy they used on this product. Unfortunately this is common fare in Mexican films from the so called “golden era of Mexican cinema.” In Mexico they blame lack of funds for this situation. I believe is mostly neglect and lack of respect for the consumers since the original producers and their descendants are filthy rich. However they will not spend one peso in cleaning and restoring the product but keep exploiting it on home video and television. Screw the consumer, take the money and run! This state of affairs is both tragic and disgusting since they are depriving new generations and film enthusiasts from watching these films as they were originally conceived. “Café Colón” is an extraordinary film, lavishly…

Anónimo dice:

It’s really a shame that so little of Maria Felix’s work is available in English-language versions. There’s some dispute on the net as to how good of an actress, in technical terms, she actually was, but what there’s no argument about is that she oozed superstar power just standing still and could have drawn all eyes to her just by reading from the telephone book. It’s no wonder she’s considered one of the iconic figures of Spanish-language film in general and Mexican cinema in particular.”Cafe Colon” is set during the Mexican Revolution. While I don’t understand Spanish, I get the basic plot easily enough; it’s the story of a romance between a cabaret singer (imaginatively named Maria Felix) and a revolutionary general (the great Pedro Armendariz). Felix looks particularly lovely in Edwardian-era costumes (which she also wore to great effect in Jean Renoir’s “French Can-Can”). The picture quality is not all that great; it looks to be a direct transfer from the…

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