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Director  Miguel M. Delgado
Initial DVD release  November 2, 1977 (Mexico)
Language  Spanish
5.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Drama, Romance
Music director  Gustavo Cesar Carrion
Country  Mexico
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Release date  September 25, 1975
Writer  Victor Manuel Castro (story), Francisco Cavazos (adaptation)
Initial release  September 25, 1975 (Mexico)
Cast  Jorge Rivero (German "bronco" Torres), Sasha Montenegro (Carmen), Eduardo de la Peña (Vaselinas), Carmen Salinas (La corcholata), Leticia Perdigón (Lupita), Enrique Novi (Raúl)
Similar movies  Jamon Jamon, Zandalee, Blue Jeans, The Canyons, Paprika, The Lover

Bellas de noche (in English Beauties by the Night), also known as Las ficheras, is a Mexican film directed by Miguel M. Delgado. It was filmed in 1975 and starring Sasha Montenegro and Jorge Rivero. It's regarded as the film that began the saga of the Mexican sex comedies film genre if the Mexican Cinema.


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The Boxer Germán Bronco Torres (Jorge Rivero) loses his license, and works as bouncer at the cabaret El Pirulí (The Lollipop), where he falls for the fichera Carmen (Sasha Montenegro), and befriends the pimp Margarito Fuensanta 'El Vaselinas' (Eduardo de la Peña), who lost a bet and has to pay it to some gangsters. For 500 pesos for 'El Vaselinas', 'Bronco' prepares a trap in the cabaret to the taxi driver Raul (Enrique Novi), to seduce his girlfriend, not knowing that the victim is his own sister Lupita (Leticia Perdigón). When he discovers the situation, he hits the driver and send him to prison. Raúl sold his taxi so He can pay bail. El Vaselinas pretends to be dead in order to get rid of his creditors. The cabaret is closed and everybody begins a new life. In the adventures of these characters, appended the alcoholic woman known as La Corcholata (Carmen Salinas), a sympathetic woman trying to sneak to the cabaret, and the history of the owner of the cabaret, Don Atenógenes (Raúl 'Chato' Padilla), and his wife, the mistress of the brothel, Maria Teresa (Rosa Carmina).


The film is an adaptation of the stage play by Francisco Cavazos Las ficheras. In 1975, the film packed the movie theaters in Mexico City for 26 weeks. It was a production of Cinematográfica Calderón and was directed by Miguel M. Delgado. The Mexican Government censorship prohibited the previous title of the film (Fichera is a derogatory way of calling a cabaret woman in Mexico). Therefore, as a "tribute" to Luis Buñuel, the screenwriter Victor Manuel Castro took the title of the film Belle de Jour.


  • Sasha Montenegro as Carmen
  • Jorge Rivero as Germán "Bronco" Torres
  • Rosa Carmina as María Teresa
  • Raúl 'Chato' Padilla as Don Atenógenes
  • Leticia Perdigón as Lupita
  • Carmen Salinas as La Corcholata
  • Enrique Novi as Raúl
  • Eduardo de la Peña as El Vaselinas
  • Mabel Luna as La Muñeca
  • Víctor Manuel Castro as Fabián
  • Rafael Inclán as El MovidAS
  • References

    Bellas de noche Wikipedia
    Bellas de noche IMDb Bellas de noche