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The Penitent (1988)

PG-13
94 min | Drama

Tension between a jealous husband, his wife who's attracted to his friend and the friend is rising as their small, deeply catholic, Mexican village is deciding who will be Christ during the possibly dangerous reenactment of the Crucifixion.
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Updated May 27, 1988

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May 27, 1988 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Raul Julia
Ramon Guerola Ramon Guerola   See fewer
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Armand Assante
Juan Mateo Juan Mateo   See fewer
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Rona De Ricci
Celia Guerola (as Rona Freed) Celia Guerola (as Rona Freed)   See fewer
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Julie Carmen
Corina Corina   See fewer
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Lucy Reina
Margarita Margarita   See fewer
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Paco Mauri
Pitero (as Francisco Mauri) Pitero (as Francisco Mauri)   See fewer
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Justo Martínez
Enfermero Enfermero   See fewer
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Juana Molinero
Ramon's Mother Ramon's Mother   See fewer
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José Chávez
Old Man (as Jose Chavez Trowe) Old Man (as Jose Chavez Trowe)   See fewer
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Tina Romero
Susana Susana   See fewer
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Demián Bichir
Roberto (as Demian Bichir) Roberto (as Demian Bichir)   See fewer
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Alejandra Vargas
Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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Roberto Munoz
Penitente Penitente   See fewer
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Fernando Elizondo
Penitente Penitente   See fewer
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Ignacio Gómez Gil
Penitente Penitente   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 146 votes