Carne de Presidio (1952)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Prison Film  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - Mexico  |  
  • AllMovie Rating
    6
  • User Ratings (0)
  • Your Rating

Share on

Pedro Armendariz stars as a man struggling to survive a stint in prison in Carne de Presidio. He is convicted of murder after accidentally killing the cruel husband of a female friend. His own family slides into hard times as the man stays behind bars. Soon he begins plotting an escape, but ends up trusting some untrustworthy men in the process. Soon the hero is in over his head with some very bad guys.

Characteristics

Keywords

accidental-death, escape, inmate, murder, prison, spouse-abuse