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Ignacio López Tarso in The Golden Cockerel

The Golden Cockerel

1964 NR

Mexican actor Ignacio Lopez Tarso turns in a noteworthy performance in this 1964 film co-written by Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez and acclaimed novelist Carlos Fuentes. A poor man (Tarso) takes in an ailing fighting rooster and nurses it back to health. The rooster soon brings him riches as it wins duel after duel, attracting the attention of a rich gambler and a free-wheeling singer. Could this be trouble for the bird's owner?

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