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Under the Volcano

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Thriller Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19841h 52mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Tags: Based on Books Adaptation Country: Mexico 

Against a background of war breaking out in Europe and the Mexican fiesta Day of Death, we are taken through one day in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a British consul living in alcoholic disrepair and obscurity in a small southern Mexican town in 1939. The Consul's self-destructive behaviour, perhaps a metaphor for a menaced civilization, is a source of perplexity and sadness to his nomadic, idealistic half-brother, Hugh, and his ex-wife, Yvonne, who has returned with hopes of healing Geoffrey and their broken marriage.Under the Volcano featuring Albert Finney and Jacqueline Bisset is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, and streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's a drama and thriller movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (5,415 votes).

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#10,732 Ranked Movie

#354 Ranked in Fighting Movies

#606 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#6929 Ranked in Drama Movies

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