danza de la mente

an exploration of Latin America through food, film, music and literature

Amores Perros (Love is a Bitch) is a Mexican film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu who also directed  21 Grams, Babel, Biutiful, Birdman… Amores Perros was his first full-featured film. It is also the first film in González Iñárritu’s “Trilogy of Death”. (21 Grams and Babel are the other two films of the trilogy.) As in …

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In the 1970s and 1980s, night clubs lined the streets of Mexico City that featured vedettes (female artists) who sang, stripped, danced, performed nude and used whatever other talents they had to entertain enthusiastic audiences. These women were physically striking and very charismatic and many gained incredible fame. Bellas de La Noche (Beauties of the …

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