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El Ausente
Intermediate
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In this classic Mexican film, with all of the elements of a Western, lead character, Valente, the son of a murdered landowner, returns after many years to take revenge- only to find himself falling for the daughter of his father's assassin.

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El Ausente - Acto 1 - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

This classic Mexican western begins with a boy and his godfather discussing bravery. We all experience fear, but we musn’t be dominated by it, says the godfather. The boy has just getting over hepatitis, and is eager to accompany the doctor back to town…

El Ausente - Acto 1 - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

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The Beltrans and the Landeros are taking over all the land in the area, so a friendly favor is asked: to keep watch over a deed title. Back in town, the young Valente is bullied by two bigger boys; but someday, the young boy swears, he’ll get back at them. Meanwhile, shopping for a wedding dress causes some confusion.

El Ausente - Acto 1 - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

While Mr. Valente reveals to the shapely shopkeeper whom he’s intending to marry, his son is being tormented by bullies.

El Ausente - Acto 1 - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

Why is Mr. Valente having drinks with his son’s bullies? He’s trying to teach them a lesson. But the lesson soon gets lost in the gun fire, with two men down.

El Ausente - Acto 1 - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

With Mr. Valente shot, several souls are left not knowing exactly what to do. The camera cuts back and forth between his son and his fiancee as a heart-wrenching rendition of “Ruega por Nosotros” (“Pray for Us”) is sung.

El Ausente - Acto 1 - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

The young Valente is becoming a man, cared for by his dear padrino (godfather). Years of target practice are paying off for the aspiring gunslinger. Wonder how he’ll put his skills to use?

El Ausente - Acto 1 - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

When a ranch worker gets a little too rowdy on his day off, young Valente shows him who’s boss. His godfather backs Valente up, firing Montes. Will Montes’ threat of revenge become a reality?

El Ausente - Acto 1 - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Mexico

Alberto’s back and his ego is bigger than ever. Too bad this character owns half the town… Will someone stand up to this self-satisfied bully? Meanwhile, Valente says goodbye to this godfather.

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