At the time of the US Invasion in Panama every night teenagers, small-time criminals and dockworkers meet in the shabby little night club Salon Panama to see the shows of the vaudeville artists and dancers. The mood in there is hilarious until a group of US soldiers storm the tavern and a dancer gets raped. The Americans insist on the ongoing of the show… DOLLAR MAMBO is a movie working completely without dialogues, the meaning is transported through dance, music and pantomime.

Mexico/Spain 1993
Regie: Paul Leduc
80min, 35mm; Farbe; Ultra-Stereo; span. OF mit dt. UT

1994, 2011, Archive, Retrospektive

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