Pijuan y su sexteto arrancame la vida
Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the narco business, in which has for the first time in his life, an...
See full summary » Sequel to Nosotros los Pobres (1947). It doesn't get that I'm trying to type this comment in Spanish. Here we go again in English)First, two strong statements: I have not read the book and I'm from Puebla (the city where the story takes place).
En este libro se combinan la literatura con la historia creando un ambiente cautivador y facil de seguir.
Para aquellos que no conocen los hechos ocurridos en Puebla y en Mexico durante las primeras decadas del siglo XX, las cuales estuvieron marcadas por la corrupcion, la impunidad y la politica del silencio; este libro resulta ser una guia excellente, creativa e informativa para conocer mejor los personajes detras de la vida politica Mexicana.
The story takes place mostly in two apartments across the street from ...
See full summary » Renata is a young high-class girl and Ulises is a poor guy.
As his career progresses, she finds it more difficult to remain a loyal, loving wife. Among other things, I met Andres at a cafe under the arches. He depicts a son of-a-bitch general, who -despite this characteristics or because of these- is highly enjoyable.
However, the universal value of the movie (and the novel, I guess) remains.
Caciques, corruption and battles over power exist everywhere, not only in México but all over the world. With a nearly 7 million dollar budget, "Arráncame la vida" is the most expensive movie in México to this date.
Some nervous laughs could be heard in a packed premier at Puebla with members of the finest families of the region. Despite of that, people would be satisfied with the story from what I could see and hear. It is not the "biggest Mexican picture" but, no doubt, is a solid project with high production values.
I've never read any of Mastretta's books but now I want to start.José Juan Piñero González (born August 29, 1942, Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico), better known as Pijuán, is a Puerto Rican musician whom produced and/or has been credited on several albums under the record labels Phillips Borinquen, Hit Parade, Kubaney, Discos Melón, TH Records, Private Ranch Records and Musigol Records.