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Three Sad Tigers (1968)

Tres Tristes Tigres (original title)
The drunken nights of several listless chancers in Chile's capital city build inexorably to violence.

Director:

Raoul Ruiz (as Raúl Ruiz)

Writers:

Raoul Ruiz, Alejandro Sieveking (play)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Shenda Román ... Amanda Labarca
Nelson Villagra Nelson Villagra ... Tito Labarca
Luis Alarcón Luis Alarcón ... Luis Úbeda (Lucho)
Jaime Vadell Jaime Vadell ... Rudi
Delfina Guzmán Delfina Guzmán ... Alicia Quiroz
Fernando Colina Fernando Colina ... Carlos Sanhueza
Belén Allasio Belén Allasio ... Chonchi
Alonso Venegas Alonso Venegas ... School inspector
Luis Melo Luis Melo ... Juan López Andrade
Humberto Miranda Humberto Miranda ... Violent night owl
Jaime Celedón Jaime Celedón ... Anonymous capitalist
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The drunken nights of several listless chancers in Chile's capital city build inexorably to violence.

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Country:

Chile

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

19 November 1968 (Chile) See more »

Also Known As:

Three Sad Tigers See more »

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Production Co:

Los Capitanes See more »
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Mono
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The best Chilean film ever made
6 December 2004 | by Gonzalo San MartinSee all my reviews

This movie is the best portrait of Chilean society. Ruiz show us like a group of little people with little problems, with a very special way of life. The strangest Spanish in all South American with the funniest accent too. This movie is like Martin Scorsese's Mean Street but without the crime ingredient. You must see it if you wanna know what's to be a Chilean, how you can feel believing that you're in the center of the world but actually living in the end, almost hanging from the continent. Raul Ruiz right now is living in Paris and making the most bizarre but fascinating films of the french production. "Tres tristes tigres" is very difficult to find but if you can, i tell you that you'll have a real gem.


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