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Alsino and the Condor (1983)
"Alsino y el cóndor" (original title)

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Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Frank
Alan Esquivel ...
Alsino
Carmen Bunster ...
Alsino's Grandmother
Alejandro Parodi ...
The Major
Delia Casanova ...
Rosaria
Marta Lorena Pérez ...
Lucia
Reynaldo Miravalles ...
Don Nazario, the Birdman
Marcelo Gaete ...
Lucia's Grandfather
Jan Kees De Roy ...
Dutch Adviser
Luz Amparo Gutiérrez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jan Kees de Rooy ...
Dutch Adviser
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Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open a staging area by the boy's hamlet. Alsino tries to be a child, climbing trees with a girl, looking through his grandfather's trunk of mementos and trying to fly; he goes to town to sell a saddle, has his first drink and is taken to a brothel. But the war surrounds him. The US advisor takes Alsino on a chopper flight, but he's unimpressed. The soldiers' cruelties awake rebel sympathies in Alsino, and after an army assault backfires, the lad is fully baptized into the conflict. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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This film was made and released about 63 years after its source novel 'Alsino' by Chilean writer 'Pedro Prado' was first published in 1920. See more »

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excellent!
27 June 2002 | by (L.A. usa.) – See all my reviews

this is one of the most beatiful movie than ever seen,about the relation chip betewn latinoamericans and u.s.a.goverments,Dean stokwell was great like a american soldier,director miguel littin is like a poet of pain and hope in the humans beings.


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