Raquel's Shoeshiner (1957)

  |  Comedy, Drama


Raquel's Shoeshiner (1957) Poster

The film tells an episode of the life of a kindly hearted bootblack who becomes accidentally the tutor of an orphan but nevertheless spends all his time and effort for the sake of the boy.


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23 November 2003 | vaneyoko
10
| A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.
This is one of Cantinflas' movies with the most heart. Cantinflas' exchange with children reveals as much about his comic genius as it does his underlying humanitarian attributes. It is easy to see with this movie why Cantinflas is considered the quintessential Mexican "tramp"... because in all he does, with all his faults, and despite the joking around, he still has a conscious. This movie will make you bust a gut (like my father usually does when he sees it), as well as leave you all warm and fuzzy inside. If you like this movie as much as I do, you will also enjoy El Bombero Atomico.

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Genres

Comedy | Drama

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Release Date:

9 October 1957

Language

Spanish


Country of Origin

Mexico

Filming Locations

Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico

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