|FEVER MOUNTS IN EL PAO|
(La Fievre Monte a El Pao)
November 22, 2002 (Friday) at 7:30 p.m.
(French/Mexican, 1959, 97 minutes, b&w, video)
Luis Buñuel explores the notion that "power corrupts" in this tale of a liberal who attempts to reform a Latin American dictatorship from the inside. Ramón Vázquez takes over "temporarily," but becomes intoxicated by his new found power and the dictator's sexy widow.