09/15/2019 Update – English Subtitles added.
1h 35min | Biography, Crime, Drama | 6 October 1980 (Spain)
José Manuel Gómez Perales alias “El Jaro” lives with his band, also teenagers and their girlfriends. One day he meets Mercedes, a prostitute who want him away from the bad way. Then appears Toñi, a drug addict from which he falls.
The Quinqui genre in Spain is similar to the Blaxplotaition films from the 70’s in America. ‘Navajeros’ is one of the best Quinqui movies together with ‘Perros Callejeros’. The fans of Blaxplotaition will like this film and others from this genre that no longer lives.
Meet ‘El Jaro’ one of Madrid’s most famous juvenile delinquents. Alone in the streets ever since he was 10 years old, he teams up with other kids his age and together they raise hell. They steal cars, commit armed robberies and confront the local drug-dealers.
A very entertaining film packed with spectacular realistic action, sex, drugs and a smashing sound-track.
Director: Eloy de la Iglesia
Writers: Eloy de la Iglesia (screenplay), Gonzalo Goicoechea (screenplay)
Stars: José Luis Manzano, Isela Vega, Verónica Castro
Country: Spain | Mexico
Release Date: 6 October 1980 (Spain)
Also Known As: Dulces navajas
Filming Locations: Pasaje de Matheu & Calle Victoria, Madrid, Spain