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Under the Volcano (1984)

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Genres
Drama
Runtime
1h 48min
Age rating
R

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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