Tres tristes tigres (1968) AKA Three Sad Tigers


The film follows several lower-middle-class, thirtysomething characters in the city of Santiago de Chile. Tito has moved to Santiago in search of a better life and works as a car salesman but is unhappy, as his job finds him under constant pressure and scrutiny from his boss, Rudy. One weekend when he must pass Rudy the paperwork which will close a car deal, Tito meets up with his sister Amanda and a stranger called Lucho. During a drunken dinner, they encounter many interesting characters and discuss many topics, including utopianism. This conversation almost causes a fight with a neighboring table of young men who are singing patriotic songs.

Director: Raoul Ruiz (as Raúl Ruiz). AKA Three Sad Tigers
Stars: Shenda Román, Nelson Villagra, Luis Alarcón, Jaime Vadell, Delfina Guzmán, Fernando Colina, Belén Allasio, Alonso Venegas, Luis Melo, Humberto Miranda, Jaime Celedón. 


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  1. JW
    May 10, 2019

    Been wanting to watch this, Thanks, Jon!

  2. Michael
    August 24, 2019

    excellent film by Ruiz, a master director

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