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VICTIMS OF SIN (VICTIMAS DEL PECADO)
DVD with public performance rights $179
DVD with digital site license $499
DVD with digital site license and public performance rights $599
Hailed by critics as one of the best Mexican films ever made,
Victimas del Pecado
explores the mysterious, exotic underworld of postwar Mexico City. Violeta (Ninon Sevilla), a beautiful cabaret dancer, rescues an abandoned baby from a garbage can and decides to raise him. Love blossoms unexpectedly when Santiago (Tito Junco) meets Violeta in the red light district and protects her from the perverse pimp that shadows her life. Powerfully told, the story unfolds in the 1950's of nocturnal ambiance with musical numbers by Mambo King Damaso Perez Prado and Pedro Vargas, one of Mexico’s most popular singers of the era. In Spanish with optional English subtitles.
Emilio Fernandez---Mexico---1951---85 mins.
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