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65 Ratings

The Wave


Mexico, 1936


Having studied with Robert Flaherty, young aspiring director Fred Zinneman collaborated on the direction of the Mexican “actuality” film The Wave (aka Redes) – the brainchild of Paul Strand. The continuity follows a group of peasant fisherman exploited by local business interests.

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The Wave Directed by Emilio Gómez Muriel, Fred Zinnemann

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