Monday, March 14, 2011

Fulgar y muerte de Joaquin Murrieta



Fulgar y muerte de Joaquin Murrieta - Spanish title

A 1975 Spanish production
Producer: ?
Director: Luis Calvo Teixeira
Story: based on the poem by Pablo Neruda
Screenplay: Luis Calvo Teixeira
Cinematography: Porfirio Enríquez [color]
Music: Manuel Picón
Running time: 55 minutes

Cast:
Joaquin Murrieta - Indio Juan (Carlos Alvarez)
Murrieta’s wife - Olga Manzano
with: Manuel Picón, Ricardo Steimberg (Ricardo Steinberg)

At seventeen Chilean peasant Joaquin Murrieta immigrates to California in 1850, in search of gold, and by the end of his life he has become a legendary rebel vigilante killed on July 23, 1853, and has been considered a symbol of people fighting for freedom and against injustice.

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