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Fever Mounts at El Pao (La Fièvre Monte à El Pao)

Director: Luis Buñuel

Genre: Drama

Year: 1959

Running time: 100 minutes

Territory: International

Studio: Pathé

Format: DCP

Cast: Gérard Philipe, Maris Félix, Jean Servais

Language options: Dialogue - FR | Subtitle - EN

When the governor of an prison island is assassinated, his secretary, Ramón Vasquez, assumes the role of acting governor until a replacement can be appointed. Vasquez, an idealist, exploits this opportunity to improve the lot of the prisoners, and also to start an affair with the former governor’s widow...


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