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Perdida (2009) Online
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Movie / Documentary / Biography / History / Mystery
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Directror :
Viviana García-Besné
Cast :
Guillermo Calderón,José Luis Calderón,Pedro A. Calderón
Writer :
Viviana García-Besné,Edson Lechuga
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1h 58min
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Perdida (2009) Online

After being told that her family had made some of the worst films in the history of Mexican cinema, Viviana spent many years ashamed of that legacy and distanced herself from everything that the Calderón family had ever done. But a chance encounter sparked her interest and led to a 3-year quest to uncover the story of a family that had been involved in all aspects of the film business in Mexico and the United States -- theaters, distribution, and production -- whose rise and fall throughout the 20th century closely mirrored that of Mexican cinema as a whole, a once-powerful film industry that was now virtually nonexistent. The story that Viviana discovered through old film reels, photographs, newspaper articles, clips from the family's film vaults, and interviews with the survivors of Mexican cinema's golden eras included tales of romance and stories about movie and music legends like Ricardo Montalbán and the mambo king Damaso Perez Prado, and allowed her to make peace with a legacy ...
Credited cast:
Guillermo Calderón Guillermo Calderón - Himself
José Luis Calderón José Luis Calderón - Himself (archive footage)
Pedro A. Calderón Pedro A. Calderón - Himself (archive footage)
Joaquín Cordero Joaquín Cordero - Himself
Emilia Guiú Emilia Guiú - Herself (archive footage)
Antonio de Hud Antonio de Hud - Himself
Rafael Inclán Rafael Inclán - Himself
Agustín Lara Agustín Lara - Himself (archive footage)
Lyn May Lyn May - Herself
Ricardo Montalban Ricardo Montalban - Himself
Sasha Montenegro Sasha Montenegro - Herself
Aldo Monti Aldo Monti - Himself
Ana Luisa Peluffo Ana Luisa Peluffo - Herself
Dámaso Pérez Prado Dámaso Pérez Prado - Himself (archive footage)
Santo Santo - Himself (archive footage)

The documentary explains how el Santo, the silver-masked Mexican wrestler, started out in the movies, and it solves a long-running mystery on the lost "pornographic" Santo movie.

Perdida includes the last interview granted by Ricardo Montalban and previously unseen images of Lupe Velez, the Mexican Spitfire.