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The Realm of Fortune (1986)

130 min | Drama

A very poor and handicaped man, lives in a small town in Mexico with his mother. He works announcing things along the town ("The priest lost his cow, if someone sees it ..."). He is very interested in the cock fightigs. One day a man gives...See moreA very poor and handicaped man, lives in a small town in Mexico with his mother. He works announcing things along the town ("The priest lost his cow, if someone sees it ..."). He is very interested in the cock fightigs. One day a man gives him a looser cock, thinking to give him something to eat, but instead he takes care of the animal and it becomes a winner cock. He begins to win some money. La Caponera, a very good looking singer, erlier avoided him but now she uses her coquetry to gain some drinks. He thinks she is his talisman so she marries her when he becomes rich, taking her apart from the show-bizz, so she begins to feel very unhappy. Written by Michel Rudoy See less
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Writers
Juan Rulfo (story "El gallo de oro") | Paz Alicia Garciadiego (screenplay)
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Anna Sánchez Gennaro (as Anna Sánchez)
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Updated Nov 28, 1986

Release date
Nov 28, 1986 (United States)

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42 cast members
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Ernesto Gómez Cruz
Dionisio Pinzón Dionisio Pinzón   See fewer
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Blanca Guerra
La Caponera La Caponera   See fewer
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Alejandro Parodi
Lorenzo Benavides Lorenzo Benavides   See fewer
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Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez
La Pinzona La Pinzona   See fewer
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Socorro Avelar
Madre de Dionisio Madre de Dionisio   See fewer
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Juan Antonio Llanes
Cura de San Miguel Cura de San Miguel   See fewer
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Carlos Cardán
Don Isabel Don Isabel   See fewer
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Loló Navarro
Doña Iris Doña Iris   See fewer
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Edmundo Barahona
Merenguero Merenguero   See fewer
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Raymundo Gómez Cruz
Quitamantas Quitamantas   See fewer
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Jorge Fegán
Juez Veedor Juez Veedor   See fewer
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Alfonso Godínez
Amarrador Amarrador   See fewer
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Emilio Ebergenyi
Padrino Padrino   See fewer
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José Ruvinskis
Padrino Padrino   See fewer
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Abel Woolrich
Padrino Padrino   See fewer
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Raúl Valerio
Carmelo Carmelo   See fewer
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José Escandón
Corredor de Apuestas Corredor de Apuestas   See fewer
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Tito Guillen
Patrón Cantina (as Tito Guillén) Patrón Cantina (as Tito Guillén)   See fewer
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Eduardo Cassab
Voceador de Lotería Voceador de Lotería   See fewer
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Alberto Estrella
Montero Montero   See fewer
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Rene Pereyra
Tahúr (as René Pereyra) Tahúr (as René Pereyra)   See fewer
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Margarita Narváez
Gorda (as Margot Narváez) Gorda (as Margot Narváez)   See fewer
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Ignacio Retes
Don Gil Don Gil   See fewer
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Adolfo Magaldi
Gallero Gallero   See fewer
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Federico González
Gordo Comegallos Gordo Comegallos   See fewer
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Francisco Llopis
Español (as Paco Llopis) Español (as Paco Llopis)   See fewer
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Miriam Aragón
Mujer Embarazada Mujer Embarazada   See fewer
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Eduardo López Rojas
Secundino Colmeneros Secundino Colmeneros   See fewer
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Isela Díaz
Pinzona Niña Pinzona Niña   See fewer
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Ernesto Yáñez
Patilludo (as Ernesto Yañes) Patilludo (as Ernesto Yañes)   See fewer
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Yaco Alva
Jugador Jugador   See fewer
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Isidro Téllez
Jugador Jugador   See fewer
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Margarita Sanz
Cara de Canario Cara de Canario   See fewer
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Carlos López
Taxista Taxista   See fewer
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Luisa Huertas
Campesina Campesina   See fewer
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Carlos Chávez
Campesino Campesino   See fewer
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Leonor Llausás
Patrona Fonda Patrona Fonda   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 277 votes