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1954 | B/N | 90:00

 In 1969, the British man Robinson Crusoe, the only survivor of a shipwreck, arrives to a deserted island. He spends many years in solitude, until he discovers the island is inhabited by a group of savages. After facing them, he saves a native whom he names Friday. Together, they live on the island for a few more years until they are joined by other castaways. 

Direction: Buñuel; Luis
Script: Butler; Hugo (bajo el seudónimo de Philip Ansel Roll), basado en la novela de Daniel Defoe Producción: Óscar Dancigers, Buñuel; Luis
Production: Dancigers; Óscar
Photography: Phillips; Alex
Sound: González G; Jesús, Samperio; Galdino, Mateos; Javier
Music: Collins; Anthony, Hernández Bretón; Luis
Cast:O’Herlihy; Daniel, López; Chel, Chávez; José, Fernández; Jaime, De Alba; Felipe, Garibay; Emilio
Art direction: Fitzgerald; Edward
Participation year at FICM: 2016

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