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El Canto Del Cisne

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 45 min.


El Canto del Cisne (Swan Song) was another feather in the cap of up-and-coming Argentine director Carlos Christiansen. Mecha Ortiz stars as an attractive woman of a certain age who falls in love with a much-younger composer (played by Roberto Escala). Though her lover isn't bothered by the differences in their ages, Ortiz becomes obsessively determined to retain her dazzling beauty. This leads to a tragedy of operatic dimensions, and a dramatic climax not dissimilar to the unforgettable finale of the...more