Heads or Tails (1937 film)

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Heads or Tails
Aguila o sol poster.PNG
Poster for Águila o sol
Directed by Arcady Boytler
Produced by Pedro Maus
Felipe Mier
Cinematográfica Internacional
Written by Arcady Boytler (adaptation)
Guz Águila
Starring Cantinflas
Music by Manuel Castro Padilla
Cinematography Víctor Herrera
Edited by José Noriega
Release date
  • 1937 (1937)
Running time
75 min.
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

Heads or Tails (Spanish:Águila o sol) is a 1937 film of the cinema of Mexico.

This was Mariano Moreno’s a.k.a. Cantinflas's third film and the second in a row with co-star Manuel Medel. After the completion of the film and with the help of Mendel,an already accomplished actor, Cantinflas decided to pursue a career of his own. The film was written, adapted and directed by Russian-born Arcady Boytler. The movie was placed on the 84th spot among the 100 best movies of the cinema of Mexico, a list created by Mexican film experts.

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At birth, three children are abandoned in a convent. They are Polito Sol and his siblings, Adriana and Carmelo Águila and they grow up to become the "Águila o Sol" trio. Many years later, Don Hipólito, Polito's father becomes rich and decides to search for his son. In the end he finds Polito and the Aguila siblings.

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