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Macario (1960)

91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Poor, hungry peasant Macario longs for just one good meal on the Day of the Dead. After his wife cooks a turkey for him, he meets three apparitions, the Devil, God, and Death. Each asks him to share his turkey, but he refuses all except ...See morePoor, hungry peasant Macario longs for just one good meal on the Day of the Dead. After his wife cooks a turkey for him, he meets three apparitions, the Devil, God, and Death. Each asks him to share his turkey, but he refuses all except Death. In return, Death gives him a bottle of water which will heal any illness. Soon, Macario is more wealthy than the village doctor, which draws the attention of the feared Inquisition. Written by Elladan See less
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Writers
B. Traven (story "The Third Guest") | Emilio Carballido (screenplay) | Roberto Gavaldón (screenplay)
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Status
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Updated May 31, 1960

Release date
Sep 27, 1961 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Pina Pellicer
Esposa de Macario Esposa de Macario   See fewer
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Enrique Lucero
La muerte La muerte   See fewer
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Mario Alberto Rodríguez
Don Ramiro Don Ramiro   See fewer
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José Gálvez
El diablo El diablo   See fewer
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Consuelo Frank
Virreina Virreina   See fewer
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José Dupeyrón
Actor (as Jose Dupeiront) Actor (as Jose Dupeiront)   See fewer
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Luis Aceves Castañeda
Verdugo infartado (uncredited) Verdugo infartado (uncredited)   See fewer
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Miguel Arenas
Inquisidor (uncredited) Inquisidor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alfredo Wally Barrón
Don Alfredo, panadero (uncredited) Don Alfredo, panadero (uncredited)   See fewer
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Queta Carrasco
Vecina de Macario (uncredited) Vecina de Macario (uncredited)   See fewer
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Felipe de Flores
Nieto de abuelo enfermo (uncredited) Nieto de abuelo enfermo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alicia del Lago
Viuda (uncredited) Viuda (uncredited)   See fewer
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Manuel Dondé
Enviado de la inquisicion (uncredited) Enviado de la inquisicion (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Dupeyrón
Hija de Macario (uncredited) Hija de Macario (uncredited)   See fewer
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Enedina Díaz de León
Vecina de Macario (uncredited) Vecina de Macario (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lidia Franco
Comadre de Chona (uncredited) Comadre de Chona (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mario García González
Carpintero (uncredited) Carpintero (uncredited)   See fewer
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Enrique García Álvarez
Inquisidor (uncredited) Inquisidor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonor Gómez
Señora recomendando caldo de zopilote. (uncredited) Señora recomendando caldo de zopilote. (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sonia Infante
Doña Eulalia, esposa de Don Ramíro (uncredited) Doña Eulalia, esposa de Don Ramíro (uncredited)   See fewer
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Salvador Lozano
Soldado (uncredited) Soldado (uncredited)   See fewer
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Concepción Martínez
Vecina de Macario (uncredited) Vecina de Macario (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ángel Merino
Enviado del virrey (uncredited) Enviado del virrey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inés Murillo
Vecina de Macario (uncredited) Vecina de Macario (uncredited)   See fewer
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José Carlos Méndez
Hijo de Macario (uncredited) Hijo de Macario (uncredited)   See fewer
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Manuel Noriega
Abuelo enfermo (uncredited) Abuelo enfermo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francisco Pando
Sacerdote (uncredited) Sacerdote (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alicia Reyna
Comadre del carpintero (uncredited) Comadre del carpintero (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 2,592 votes