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Viva Zapata (1952)  link to Viva Zapata on IMDb  

Nummer: 12

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Originaltitel: Viva Zapata!

Land: USA, 104 Minuten

Filmsprachen: Englisch, Spanisch

Genre: Biographie, Drama, Geschichte

Regisseur: Elia Kazan

In 1909, Emiliano Zapata, a well-born but penniless Mexican Mestizo from the southern state of Morelos, comes to Mexico City to complain that their arable land has been enclosed, leaving them only in the barren hills. His expressed dissatisfaction with the response of the President Diaz puts him in danger, and when he rashly rescues a prisoner from the local militia he becomes an outlaw. Urged on by a strolling intellectual, Fernando, he supports the exiled Don Francisco Madero against Diaz, and becomes the leader of his forces in the South as Francisco 'Pancho' Villa is in the North. Diaz flees, and Madero takes his place; but he is a puppet president, in the hands of the leader of the army, Huerta, who has him assassinated when he tries to express solidarity for the men who fought for him. Zapata and Villa return to arms, and, successful in victory, seek to find a leader for the country. Unwillingly, Zapata takes the job, but, a while later, he responds to some petitioners from his ...


Marlon Brando Zapata
Jean Peters Josefa

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Seitenformat: 4:3