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A Faithful Soldier of Pancho Villa

Original title
Un Dorado de Pancho Villa
Running time
95 min.
Mexico Mexico
Emilio Fernández, Juan Rulfo
Manuel Esperón
José Ortiz Ramos
Producciones Centauro
War. Drama | Mexican Revolution
Synopsis / Plot
Un Dorado de Pancho Villa opens on Pancho Villa addressing his faithful at the end of the Mexican Revolution. The story proceeds to follow the return of Aurelio Perez (a Major and one of the elite in Pancho Villa's forces) to his home town. On returning he finds that his mother has passed away and Amalia, the sweetheart he left behind is now married to the town's infamous Don Gonzalo; a deceitful man of power and wealth. Amalia, upset to find she has been tricked into marriage by Don Gonzalo enters into a lethal argument with him. Soon Aurelio is accused of the outcome of this fatality and is arrested by the town's commandant; a friend of the Don with his own grievances against Perez. Maria, an admirer of Perez sets out to help free him from his injustice. When her first plan is foiled, Maria takes matters into her own hands. She rescues Perez although only manages to improve the situation temporarily leaving the commandant hungry in his quest for revenge.
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