Life Sentence (1979)

"El Tarzan" Lira is an ex-convict who decides to give up his criminal past and reform his life. However, a corrupt policeman blackmails him leaving "El Tarzan" no other option but to continue committing robberies. Adapting the genre conventions of the film noir to the Mexican context, Ripstein's film focuses on Mexican police corruption and questions the judicial system.

  • Arturo Ripstein
  • Vicente Leñero
  • Arturo Ripstein
  • Luis Spota
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  • Release Date: 1979-08-09
  • Views: 28
  • Country: MX
  • Language: Español
  • Runtime: 95

Narciso Busquets

Comandante Prieto

Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

Javier Lira "El Tarzán"

Ernesto Gómez Cruz

Cabo Pantoja

Ana Ofelia Murguía

Señora Romero

Roberto Cobo


Angélica Chain

Rosa Martínez
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