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1953 | B/N | 82 min

?Caireles? and ?Tarrajas?, a pair of municipal transit workers, learn that their favorite streetcar, ?number 133?, is being decommissioned. After a night of drinking, they decide to ?borrow? the streetcar and take it out for one last trip. Chaos ensues as the two drive around the streets of Mexico City

Country: México
Direction: Buñuel; Luis
Script: de La Serna; Mauricio
Production: Orive Alba; Armando
Photography: Martínez Solare; Raúl
Sound: De Pérez; José, Ruiz Esparza; Rafael
Music: Hernández Bretón; Luis
Cast:Montoya; Felipe, Prado; Lilia, Navarro; Carlos, Bravo Sosa; Guillermo, De La Parra; Javier, Villegas; Paz, Gentil Arcos; Conchita, Ochoa; Diana, Alcocer; Víctor, Isunza; Agustín, Manzano; Miguel, Soto; Fernando
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Participation year at FICM: 2007

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