Under the Volcano

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Under the Volcano ★★★ 1984

An alcoholic British Ex-consul finds his life further deteriorating during the Mexican Day of the Dead in 1939. His halfbrother and exwife try to save him from himself, but their affair sends him everdeeper into his personal hell. Finney's performance is pathetic and haunting. Adapted from the novel by Malcolm Lowry. 112m/C VHS . Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Andrews, Katy Jurado; D: John Huston; M: John Beal, Alex North. L.A. Film Critics ‘84: Actor (Finney).