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Pilar Pellicer in Life Sentence

Life Sentence

1978 NR

"El Tarzan" Lira is an ex-convict who decides to give up his criminal past and turn over a new leaf. But when a corrupt policeman blackmails him, "El Tarzan" feels he has no other option but to continue committing robberies. Adapting film noir conventions to the Mexican context, writer-director Arturo Ripstein's drama focuses on Mexican police corruption and questions the judicial system.

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