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24 Ratings

The Heist

El apando

Directed by Felipe Cazals
Mexico, 1976


In Lecumberri prison, three drug-addicted inmates plan the introduction of drugs to the prison. The plan works, but the scheme is discovered while they celebrate. They are sent to “el apando”, a punishment cell. A violent revolt ensues.

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The Heist Directed by Felipe Cazals

Awards & Festivals

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

1977 | Winner: Best Editing

1977 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor

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