Under the Volcano ()

directed by John Huston
featuring Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Andrews, Katy Jurado

A strange, hallucinatory adaptation of the Malcolm Lowry novel of the same name, John Huston's bleak drama is set during the Mexican "Day of the Dead" ceremony in 1939. Albert Finney 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 Yvonne (Jacqueline Bisset), his half-brother Hugh (Anthony Andrews) goes on a "heart of ...

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Under the Volcano [2 Discs] [Criterion Collection]
2007,

UPC: 715515026420

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Under the Volcano
1984,

UPC: 711969108392

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