Watch or download the movie Cadena perpetua for free online. Movie's storyline: "El Tarzan" Lira is an ex-convict who decides to give up his criminal past and reform his life. However.... The movie Cadena perpetua was released on 1979-08-09 and directed by Arturo Ripstein. Around 73 IMDB users rate the movie as 71% and also received 78% score from RottenTomatoes users. Runtime: 95 minutes.
Storyline: "El Tarzan" Lira is an ex-convict who decides to give up his criminal past and reform his life. However, a corrupt policeman blackmails him leaving "El Tarzan" no other option but to continue committing robberies. Adapting the genre conventions of the film noir to the Mexican context, Ripstein's film focuses on Mexican police corruption and questions the judicial system.