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Cantinflas (2014)



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Cantinflas is the untold story of Mexico's greatest and most beloved comedy film star of all time. From his humble origins on the small stage to the bright lights of Hollywood, Cantinflas became famous around the world - one joke at a time. Relive the laughter that has charmed generations. (C) Pantelion

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Oscar Jaenada
as Cantinflas
Michael Imperioli
as Michael Todd
Ilse Salas
as Valentina Ivanova
Luis Gerardo Méndez
as Estanislao Shilinsky
Ana Layevska
as Miroslava Stern
Adal Ramones
as Mantequilla
Barbara Mori
as Elizabeth Taylor
Magali Boysselle
as Diablita 2
Joaquin Coslo
as Indio Fernández
Joaquín Cosio
as Indio Fernández
Eduardo Ramirez Espana
as Alejandro Galindo
Diana Lein
as Vitola
Andrés Montiel
as Agustín Isunza
Flor Payán
as Lupita Tovar
Teresa Ruiz
as Meche Barba
Julian Sedgwick
as Charlie Chaplin
José Sefami
as Diego Rivera
Otto Sirgo
as Andrés Soler
Giovanna Zacarías
as Gloria Marín
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Critic Reviews for Cantinflas

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (5)

To the uninitiated, such as myself, apart from the familiar landmarks of a career's trajectory, a lot of what is going on is too lightly sketched.

September 4, 2014 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Cantinflas wears viewers down with earnest hero worship.

September 4, 2014

A big disappointment, a disjointed mess that tries to create a point-counterpoint narrative with these two savvy showmen, which inevitably tips the scales in favoring one of them.

September 3, 2014 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

You're left with that empty feeling of a surface barely scratched, when the legend that was Cantinflas deserves much more.

August 28, 2014 | Full Review…

While a substantial number of scenes are heavy-handed, the actor who plays Cantinflas- Óscar Jaenada - is a standout.

August 28, 2014 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

A rancid narrative, with a simple sketch of the figure of a great popular film comedian. [Full review in Spanish]

April 20, 2016 | Full Review…

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