El monasterio de los buitres

El Monasterio de los Buitres (English: "The Monastery of the Vultures") is a Mexican motion picture categorized as religious drama. It was filmed in 1973.[2]

El Monasterio de los Buitres
Directed byFrancisco del Villar
Written byVicente Leñero
StarringEnrique Lizalde
Enrique Álvarez Félix[1]
Irma Serrano
CinematographyGabriel Figueroa
Distributed byEstudios Churubusco Azteca S.A
Release date
  • 1973 (1973)
Running time
102 minutes


In an old monastery in Mexico, the faith of all the young aspiring priests is tested by the Father Prior using psychoanalysis. During the process, the young men manifested indecision, sexual problems (as incest or homosexuality) and lack of faith.[3]



  1. ^ Enrique Álvarez Félix at IMDb
  2. ^ International film prizes: an encyclopedia by Tad Bentley Hammer
  3. ^ Freud's Mexico: Into the Wilds of Psychoanalysis by Rubén Gallo

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