Crisis (1998)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Political Thriller  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - Mexico  |  
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This Mexican political thriller follows the feud of a mobster and a noble politician intent on bringing down organized crime. When congressman Jose Ramirez (Hector Bonilla) has Ramon Alvarado (Manuel Ojeda) arrested and jailed, Alvarado retaliates by having Ramirez' brother Julian (Rafael Rojas) kidnapped and killed. Meanwhile, mime Jorge Zepeda (Jose Alonso) is conned into believing that he has leukemia, with only a few months left to live, and will receive money in advance if he kills Ramirez. Shown at the 1998 Guadalajara Film Festival.

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brother, feud, gangster, good-vs-evil, imprisonment, kidnapping, leukemia, mime, murder, politician, revenge