Oficio de tinieblas (1981)
105 min | Drama

Set in 1934, and meant to dramatize social injustices, this melodrama examines an official's attempt at land reform. The landowners are against any reform and are also not interested in ending the exploitation of their workers. On the ...See moreSet in 1934, and meant to dramatize social injustices, this melodrama examines an official's attempt at land reform. The landowners are against any reform and are also not interested in ending the exploitation of their workers. On the opposite side of the fence, the Native Americans have almost no way to better their living conditions or to fight oppression. They are also plagued by "superstition," which leads to some misguided actions that only make things worse. Violence and sexual encounters are interspersed throughout the story. Written by Anonymous See less
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Jun 4, 1981 (Mexico)

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Enrique Lizalde
Leonardo / Isabel's husband Leonardo / Isabel's husband   See fewer
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Julissa
Julia Acevedo / castaña-chestnut Julia Acevedo / castaña-chestnut   See fewer
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Manuel Ojeda
Fernando Ulloa Fernando Ulloa   See fewer
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Monica Miguel
Catalina Díaz Puíljo Catalina Díaz Puíljo   See fewer
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Lilia Prado
Mercedes / pimp Mercedes / pimp   See fewer
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Malena Doria
Isabel / Leonardo's wife Isabel / Leonardo's wife   See fewer
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Lupita Lara
Idolina / Isabel's daughter Idolina / Isabel's daughter   See fewer
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Aurora Clavel
Nana / grandmother Teresa Nana / grandmother Teresa   See fewer
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Ana De Sade
Marcela Marcela   See fewer
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Tito Junco
Licenciado Licenciado   See fewer
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Ignacio Retes
Don Alfonso / monseñor Don Alfonso / monseñor   See fewer
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Juan David Burns
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Queta Carrasco
Doña Cristina Doña Cristina   See fewer
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Socorro Avelar
Madre de Marcela (uncredited) Madre de Marcela (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 22 votes