Midaq Alley

(1995)

Overview

Heated tempers, frustrated desires and dashed hopes plague a diverse group of individuals whose lives cross paths in Mexico City. There is the bar-owner's son, Chava, who yearns to emigrate to America. A poor barber, Abel, is madly in love with the gorgeous Alma, who eventually becomes a high-class prostitute. Finally, there is Susanita, the desperate spinster who pursues many love affairs in hopes of finding a husband.

  1. Jorge Fons

    Director

  2. Naguib Mahfouz

    Novel

  3. Vicente Leñero

    Screenplay

Facts

Original Title El Callejón de los Milagros

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 6, 1998
    NR
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    No rating information.

Original Language Spanish; Castilian

Runtime 2h 20m

Budget -

Revenue -

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