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Under the Volcano

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A strange, hallucinatory adaptation of the Malcolm Lowry novel of the same name, [[Performer~P95260~John Huston~johnhuston]]'s bleak drama is set during the Mexican "Day of the Dead" ceremony in 1939. [[Performer~P23545~Albert Finney~albertfinney]] stars as Geoffrey Firmin, the booze-besotted former British consul to Cuernevarca, who has cut himself off from his loved ones, the better to drink himself to death while surrounded by all manner of skull-and-skeleton decorations. At the urging of his wife...more

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