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The Children of Sanchez (1978)





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Hall Bartlett directs the rural drama The Children of Sanchez, based on the tome The Children of Sanchez: Autobiography of a Mexican Family written by Oscar Lewis in the '60s. Anthony Quinn stars as the widowed Jesus Sanchez, a poor farmer struggling to provide for his family in Mexico City. Also starring Lupita Ferrer as Consuelo and Stathis Giallelis as Roberto. This is the last film in the 50-year career of international star Dolores del Rio, who plays the Grandma. Jazz-pop performer Chuck Mangione was nominated for a Golden Globe and won a Grammy award for his original musical score.

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Anthony Quinn
as Jesus Sanchez
Lupita Ferrer
as Consuelo Sánchez
Dolores Del Rio
as Grandma Paquita
Lucía Méndez
as Marta Sanchez
Carmen Montejo
as Guadalupe
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A hybrid product in between fiction and documentary that has inherited the most notable flaws of both genres. [Full Review in Spanish]

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