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Facundo, El Tigre de Los Llanos

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 25 min.


This Argentine film constitutes an act of vengeance by director Miguel P. Tato. Universally condemned because of his pro-Nazi stance during WW II, Tato "answers" his critics by offering a highly opinionated biopic of famed political functionary Facundo Quiroga. The film's setpiece is Quiroga's legendary stagecoach ride, which he undertook as a means of bringing unification and peace to the warring factions of Argentina. Through this sequence, Quiroga's enemies are depicted as little more than brutes...more