Tag Archives: Ernesto Gómez Cruz
Canoa: A Shameful Memory (1976) Felipe Cazals, Enrique Lucero, Salvador Sánchez, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Adventure, Crime, Drama
El Norte / The North (1983) Gregory Nava, Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Cadena perpetua / Life Sentence (1979) Arturo Ripstein, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Narciso Busquets, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Crime, Drama, Thriller
“El Tarzan” Lira is an ex-convict who decides to give up his criminal past and reform his life. However, a corrupt policeman blackmails him leaving “El Tarzan” no other option but to continue committing robberies. Adapting the genre conventions of the film noir to the Mexican context, Ripstein’s film focuses on Mexican police corruption and questions the judicial system.