Distinto Amanecer (1943) AKA Another Dawn


The disaffected wife of a failed civil servant, is thrilled to re-encounter Octavio, a former lover who is now a union activist on the run from a corrupt politician. Hoping to help him, she descends into the Mexican underworld, where she finds a purpose-and a thrill-missing from her married life.

Director: Julio Bracho.
Stars: Andrea Palma, Pedro Armendáriz, Alberto Galán, Narciso Busquets, Beatriz Ramos, Paco Fuentes, Octavio Martínez, Felipe Montoya, Enrique Uthoff, Maruja Grifell, Manuel Arvide, Lucila Bowling, Manuel Dondé.


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  1. Lemmy
    January 13, 2020

    Looking forward to this. Thanks for these gifts, Jon!

  2. Eric Wall
    July 29, 2023

    Classic film noir with unusual political undertow.

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