Midaq Alley (1995)

Heated tempers, frustrated desires and dashed hopes plague a diverse group of individuals whose lives cross paths in Mexico City. There is the bar-owner's son, Chava, who yearns to emigrate to America. A poor barber, Abel, is madly in love with the gorgeous Alma, who eventually becomes a high-class prostitute. Finally, there is Susanita, the desperate spinster who pursues many love affairs in hopes of finding a husband.

Directing:
  • Jorge Fons

Writing:
  • Vicente Leñero
  • Naguib Mahfouz

Stars:
Release Date: 1995-05-05
themoviedb icon 6.6/10
  • Country: MX
  • Language: Español
  • Runtime: 140

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