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The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.
Tyrone Power was the studio's original choice to play Emiliano Zapata.
Cut off the head of the snake and the body will die.
When Emiliano is thrown on the slab in the middle of town so all could see what happens to revolutionaries at the end of the movie, Brando's stomach could be seen heavily breathing, even though he is supposed to be dead.
Opening credits prologue: Mexico-1909
A delegation of Indians from the State of Morelos have come to the Capital for an audience with their President, Porfirio Diaz.
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