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Fever Mounts at El Pao

Fever Mounts at El Pao

A Feature film by Luis Buñuel

Produced by Le Groupe des Quatre

Release in France : 05/12/1959

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Actors (3)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Le Groupe des Quatre

Film exports/foreign sales :

Pathé Distribution

Co-production :

Cinematografica Filmex

French distribution :

Les Films Corona

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Aroused citizens assassinate an unpopular Caribbean despot, then two men vie for his gorgeous widow Ines. Ojeda is a steamy, isolated island, the penal colony for an oppressive dictatorship. A reactionary seizes the murdered governor's post, and rushes to eliminate his romantic rival, an idealistic underling. The bureaucrat Vazquez hopes to marshal the angry residents of the capitol, El Pao, plus the many political prisoners, to oust Governor Gual.

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Full credits (14)

Executive Producers :

Raymond Borderie, Jacques Bar, Raymond Froment

Dialogue Writers :

Louis Sapin, José Luis González de León

Producer :

Oscar Dancigers

Foreign Producer :

Gregorio Walerstein

Sound Recordist :

William-Robert Sivel

Editor :

James Cuenet

Music Composer :

Paul Misraki

Assistant Director :

Juan Luis Buñuel

Author of original work :

Henri Castillou

Screenwriters :

Luis Alcoriza, Luis Buñuel, Charles Dorat, Louis Sapin, Henri Castillou

Director of Photography :

Gabriel Figueroa

Production Manager :

Charles Borderie

Continuity supervisor :

Suzanne Durrenberger

Location Manager :

Roger Morand

Technical details

Feature film

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French, Spanish

Coproducer countries :

Mexico, France

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Nationality :

Majority French (Mexico, France)

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Runtime :

1 h 37 min

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Black & White

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