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A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (1988)
"Un señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes" (original title)

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Daisy Granados ...
Elisenda
Asdrúbal Meléndez ...
Pelayo
Luis Alberto Ramírez ...
Father Gonzaga
Adolfo Llauradó ...
Lucky O'Capitone
Márcia Barreto ...
The Spider Woman
Fernando Birri ...
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
Silvia Planas ...
Mrs. Eulalia
María Luisa Mayor ...
Myrurgia
Parmenia Silva ...
Pìa
Marabú ...
Talia
René Martinez ...
Usnavy
Rodrigo Utria ...
Anajan
José Miguel Lugo ...
Young Anajan
Adrián García ...
Young Anajan
Raúl Castellanos ...
Neighbor with Donkeys
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Habanera del Angel
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What if an angel washed up in your backyard?
25 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

What would you do if you found a sick, decrepit angel in your backyard? "A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings" comments on faith and doubt as it explores the arrival of a winged old man who washes ashore into the lives of Pelayo and Elisenda. They put him first into a chicken coop(because of his wings), then on display and charge admission for the townspeople to see him. A doubting priest provides comic relief and pokes fun at the not easily convinced Catholic Church. The soundtrack is excellent. All fans of Garcia Marquez must not go another minute without seeing this movie.


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