The Man Who Lived in a Shoe
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The Man Who Lived in a Shoe

El hombre que vivío en un zapato

89 mins
7.6 / 10 (211)


This is a story of a man, Jose Luis “El Guero” Robles Gil, a story of reality versus fantasy, love and madness, in the blink of an eye. A life poised almost at the border of fiction. It is the story of a man who lived inside a shoe, and the woman who accompanied him, once upon a time.

MUBI's take

Equally perplexing and fascinating, this tale gradually reveals the eccentricities of “El Güero”’s life and inventions, keeping one in a state of constant confusion, wondering if reality has become too strange to be true. A personality so peculiar makes for beguiling, deliciously surreal material.

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