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The Young and the Damned

The Young and the Damned

Los Olvidados, known in the U.S. as The Young and the Damned, is a 1950 Mexican film directed by Luis Buñuel. Óscar Dancigers, the producer, asked Buñuel to direct this film after the success of the 1949 film El Gran Calavera. Buñuel already had a script ready titled ¡Mi huerfanito jefe! about a boy who sells lottery tickets. However, Dancigers had in mind a more realistic and serious depiction of children in poverty in Mexico City. After conducting some research, Jesús Camacho and Buñuel came up with a script that Dancigers was pleased with. The film can be seen in the tradition of social realism, although it also contains elements of su ... more on Wikipedia

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