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The Young and the Damned

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Original title
Los olvidados
Running time
88 min.
Mexico Mexico
Luis Buñuel, Luis Alcoriza
Gustavo Pitaluga, Rodolfo Halffter
Gabriel Figueroa (B&W)
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Ultramar Films
Drama | Social Drama. Poverty. Childhood
Synopsis / Plot
El Jaibo is a teenager who escapes from a reformatory institution and joins his friends in the neighborhood. After a couple of days, el Jaibo kills, with the presence of his friend Pedro, the boy who apparently was responsible for his stay in the reformatory. Since then, the fate of Pedro and el Jaibo would be tragically related.
1950: Ariel Awards: 11 Awards including best picture and director. 13 nominations.
1951: Cannes: Best Director. Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
1952: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Film
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