Perico Ripiao

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Perico Ripiao. Cigüa Films. Directed by Angel Muñiz. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2004. Spanish. Color; 100 minutes. DVD 114


During the 1970s, three Dominican men are jailed for petty crimes and their imprisonment is extended for over ten years due to the prison system's burocracy. They escape when the opportunity appears and travel as folk musicians while on their way back to their families.