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Under the Volcano (1984)

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Genres
Drama
Runtime
1h 48min

Cast

Albert Finney
Geoffrey Firmin
Jacqueline Bisset
Yvonne Firmin
Katy Jurado
Senora Gregoria
Hugo Stiglitz
Sinarquista
Günter Meisner
Herr Krausberg, the German Attaché (uncredited)

Synopsis

Against a background of war breaking out in Europe and the Mexican fiesta Day of Death, we are taken through one day in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a British consul living in alcoholic disrepair and obscurity in a small southern Mexican town in 1939. The Consul's self-destructive behaviour, perhaps a metaphor for a menaced civilization, is a source of perplexity and sadness to his nomadic, idealistic half-brother, Hugh, and his ex-wife, Yvonne, who has returned with hopes of healing Geoffrey and their broken marriage.

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