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Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)
"Cronaca di una morte annunciata" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  8 May 1987 (Italy)
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A small village in Latin America. Santiago have been knife in the morning. It surprise nobody. The Vicario brothers have openly declared the would kill him to avenge the lost honour of ... See full summary »

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Bayardo San Roman
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Angela Vicario
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Dr. Cristo Bedoya
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Angela's mother
Lucia Bosé ...
Placida Linero
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Santiago Nasar
Alain Cuny ...
Widower
Sergi Mateu ...
Young Cristo Bedoya
Silverio Blasi
Carlos Miranda
Rogerio Miranda
Vicky Hernández ...
Clotilde Armenta
Leonor González
Caroline Lang ...
Margot
Carolina Rosi ...
Flora Miguel
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A small village in Latin America. Santiago have been knife in the morning. It surprise nobody. The Vicario brothers have openly declared the would kill him to avenge the lost honour of their young sister. It's the way and custom of the country. Nothing and nobody would have prevent it. It was a death foretold. Let see how and why. Written by Jean-Marie Berthiaume <jiembe@videotron.ca>

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In the novel the narrator is the author himself (that is hinted by the names of his brothers and wife), while in the movie is the character of Cristo Bedoya, the closest friend of Santiago Nasar. See more »

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Very good movie
22 March 2004 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was a little boy, just 10 years old. I'm almost 21 now and I will remember this one forever. This is one of those movies you once see, and love so much, but are afraid of not getting another chance to see it again. I have forgotten some parts of the film, and i would do anything to see it again, just to remember it to see if it still would be one of my favourites. So i hope someone reads this and maybe can help me? I liked it so much I sudently got interested of reading Gabriel Garcia Marquez' tales and books, so I told my father to read some of them for me. I now am a big fan of Garcia Marquez. I'm a movie lover and my favourite movies are such as The Usual Supects, The Shawshank Redemption, Memento, Schindler's List, Life is Beautiful + many, many more. Good movie. Please forgive me for my bad english... Peace y'all


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