La ilusión viaja en tranvía

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La ilusión viaja en tranvía
La Ilusion viaja en tranvia poster.jpg
Poster for La ilusión viaja en tranvía
Directed by Luis Buñuel
Produced by Armando Orive Alba
Written by Luis Alcoriza
Starring Lilia Prado
Music by Luis Hernández Bretón
Cinematography Raúl Martínez Solares
Distributed by Clasa Films SA
Release dates
18 June 1954
Running time
90 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

La ilusión viaja en tranvía (English: Illusion Travels by Streetcar) is a 1954 Mexican film, written by Luis Alcoriza and directed by Luis Buñuel.


Two Mexican tram drivers are devastated that their favourite tram will be taken out of service. The pair decide to take it for "one last spin" but end up driving it around Mexico City for a day and a night.


  • Lilia Prado ... Lupita
  • Carlos Navarro ... Juan Godínez 'Caireles'
  • Fernando Soto ... Tobías Hernández 'Tarrajas' (as Fernando Soto 'Mantequilla')
  • Agustín Isunza ... Papá Pinillos
  • Miguel Manzano ... Manuel
  • Guillermo Bravo Sosa ... Braulio
  • José Pidal ... El Profesor
  • Felipe Montoya ... Mecánico
  • Javier de la Parra ... Benítez
  • Paz Villegas ... Doña Mechita
  • Conchita Gentil Arcos ... passenger
  • Diana Ochoa ... teacher
  • Víctor Alcocer ...

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