Rojo Amanecer (1989)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Political Drama  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - Mexico  |  
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Set entirely in the city residence of a of a notable, but not ruling-class family of Mexico, this drama explores what happened during a 1968 student uprising, which was brutally suppressed by the government. In the story, the family's two college-aged boys are ardent advocates of change. Despite the vigorous warnings of their parents, the boys have left to attend a street meeting. The family looks out onto the streets as the dramatic events of that time unfold.

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apartment, army, meeting, Mexico, middle-class, political-demonstration, political-upheaval, student, uprising