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YMMV: Los Olvidados
- Germans Love David Hasselhoff - The film was much better received outside Mexico at first, though censorship might have had more to do with it than the public.
- Tear Jerker - The ending.
- True Art Is Angsty - As mentioned, Bu˝uel won best director at Cannes for this film, which is one of the very few considered by UNESCO as part of the world's cultural heritage.
- Vindicated by History - The movie was disliked by Mexican critics on its release. Nowadays, modern critics hail it as a milestone of Mexico's cinema, specially when Mexican cinema suffered a Dork Age after 1970 and its still struggling to recover from it.