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Where the Air Is Clear - Study Guide Part 3, Section 2, "Rodrigo Pola" Summary & Analysis

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Meanwhile, Rodrigo Pola is lecturing on the importance of simple, accessible films for the public, to whom he owes his success, even his "being". Such films should be "easy to be at ease with, yet with class". Yet all he really does is refurbish old classics like Romeo and Juliet with new twists, dressing them up in Mexican clothes and settings.

In the final scene, Rodrigo Pola is driving home from the party in his Jaguar when he stops at a light and happens upon Ixca, whom he hasn't seen in three years. Ixca has greatly changed; his face has 'collapsed' and he seems bitter, even drunk. Rodrigo Pola tells Ixca about his new success, and how he when he left his old apartment behind he did not take a single thing with...

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