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La pachanga (1981)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Drama
A weekend in Mexico City. The inhabitants of an old apartment building celebrate two different ceremonies: a debutant party (Quinceanera) and a velatory. Neighbors get mixed between the two... See full summary »

Director:

José Estrada
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Cast

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Julissa ... Adela, esposa de Vicente
Claudia Islas ... Carmen, Esposa de Rey
Gregorio Casal ... Alejo
Sergio Jiménez ... Don Moshe Mostkoff
Alejandro Ciangherotti Alejandro Ciangherotti ... Vicente (as Alejandro Cianguerrotti)
Patricia Rivera Patricia Rivera ... Elodia, sirvienta de Carmen
Elsa Cárdenas ... Laura, Esposa de Alejo
Noé Murayama ... Rey, el boxeador
Carmelita González Carmelita González ... Doña Eugenia, madre de Conchita
Jorge Patiño Jorge Patiño ... Don Ramón
Mario Zebadúa 'Colocho Mario Zebadúa 'Colocho ... Don Chucho
Ana María de Panamá Ana María de Panamá ... Cruz, esposa de Moshe
Jorge Fegán Jorge Fegán ... Portero
José Chávez José Chávez ... Don Sebas, el carnicero
Pedro Weber 'Chatanuga' Pedro Weber 'Chatanuga' ... Vecino

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A weekend in Mexico City. The inhabitants of an old apartment building celebrate two different ceremonies: a debutant party (Quinceanera) and a velatory. Neighbors get mixed between the two pachangas while love, sex, comedy and tragedy are combined into a funny and explosive cocktail. Written by Maximiliano Maza <mmaza@campus.mty.itesm.mx>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-14

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one of the funniest
25 March 1999 | by rmunsepSee all my reviews

I saw it once in Mexico, and I consider it one of the truly funniest films in Estrada's works...

The scene of the mute girl's party is nothing less than awesome...

see also Mexicano, tú puedes


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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

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Mono

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Color
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