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The River and Death

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Original title
El río y la muerte
Running time
91 min.
Mexico Mexico
Luis Buñuel, Luis Alcoriza (Novel: Miguel Álvarez Acosta)
Raúl Lavista
Raúl Martínez Solares (B&W)
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Clasa Films Mundiales
Drama | Small Town Life (Non-North American). Revenge
Synopsis / Plot
A small town by the shore of a deep, dark river is ruled by death. Its people live by a code of honor that encourages them to take revenge for any form of insult, no matter how insignificant. A seemingly never ending blood feud ravages the town, as the men, one by one, kill each other proudly, embracing their acts of murder with a sense of mission.
1955: Ariel Awards: Award for Best Original Score. 3 Nominations
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