Las aventuras de Pito Pérez

Las aventuras de Pito Pérez ("The Adventures of Pito Pérez") is a 1957 Mexican film directed by Juan Bustillo Oro and produced by Fernando de Fuentes,[1] and starring Germán Valdés. It is based on the 1938 novel La vida inútil de Pito Pérez by José Rubén Romero.

Las aventuras de Pito Pérez
Directed byJuan Bustillo Oro
Written byMaría Luisa Algarra (additional dialogue)
Juan Bustillo Oro (additional dialogue)
Fernando de Fuentes (adaptation)
Based onLa vida inútil de Pito Pérez
by José Rubén Romero
Produced byFernando de Fuentes
StarringGermán Valdés
CinematographyEnrique Wallace
Edited byCarlos Savage
Music byLuis Hernández Bretón
Release date
  • 27 February 1957 (1957-02-27) (Mexico)
CountryMexico
LanguageSpanish

In 2012, in the 60th anniversary of José Rubén Romero's death, the film was shown in the Manuel M. Ponce Hall of the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City.[2]

PlotEdit

After a long absence, Pito Pérez (Germán Valdés), a homeless man, returns to his village and recounts all his adventures.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dann Luna, p. 8
  2. ^ "Exhiben cinta 'Las aventuras de Pito Pérez' en el ciclo Cinema Palacio" [Film 'Las aventuras de Pito Pérez' exhibited in the Cinema Palacio series]. Coordinación Nacional de Literatura (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes.

BibliographyEdit

  • Dann Luna, Ilana. Adapting Gender: Mexican Feminisms from Literature to Film. SUNY Press, 2018.

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