La Boca Del Lobo (1988)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Combat Films, Melodrama  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Peru, Spain  |  
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This South American melodrama was released in English-speaking countries as The Lion's Den. The film's backdrop is the long (and to some, never-ending) period of civil unrest in Peru. Government troops are pinned down by enemy fire in a remote Peruvian village. The tension is unbearable as the troops wonder when and where the communist guerillas will strike next. Comparisons to Vietnam are not only welcomed but openly encouraged.

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war, against-all-odds, atrocity, POW (Prisoner of War), territory