Mauricio Garces, who had the role of a middle-aged playboy in many Mexican movies, was somewhat shy, took care of his aging mother until her death, and remained a bachelor in real life.

Chucho Salinas, who plays Lencho the clairvoyant indian, was a comedian that managed to do political jokes and subtle criticism on TV and movies in a time in which the Mexican government was repressive and censorship of the media was the rule.