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Eversmile, New Jersey (1989)

Traveling dentist O'Connell traverses South America on his motorcycle for the 'Eversmile' foundation of New Jersey, in a fight not only against caries, but also against fear, ignorance, ... See full summary »

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Estela
Gabriela Acher ...
Celeste
Julio De Grazia ...
Dr. Ulises
Ignacio Quirós ...
The 'Boss'
Miguel Ligero ...
Brother Felix
Ana María Giunta ...
Lady in Small Town
Boy Olmi ...
Radio Announcer
Eduardo D'Angelo ...
Manager
Alberto Benegas ...
Sheriff
Roberto Catarineu ...
López
Miguel Dedovich ...
Brother Conrad
José María Rivara ...
Gangster
Viviana Tellas ...
Rita
Omar Tiberti ...
Omar Gentile
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Traveling dentist O'Connell traverses South America on his motorcycle for the 'Eversmile' foundation of New Jersey, in a fight not only against caries, but also against fear, ignorance, indifference - and established antediluvian dentists. During a stop at a lonesome garage he meets Estella, who is supposed to marry a few days later. However she'd rather come with him - to meet a former boyfriend in another town, she says. Expecting problems, he refuses to take her, but she tricks him into it and then tries hard to convince him of her qualities and let her stay with him. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Eterna sonrisa de New Jersey  »

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After the director's first cut, the producers took over the film and re-edited it, changing also the entire soundtrack (including sound and music score). The outcome was far away from the original concept on which the film was shot. See more »

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Among the historic dentists cited, Dubois de Chemant is said to have invented porcelain teeth in 1792. He invented them in 1789. See more »

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Dr. Fergus O'Connell: Beware, this food is shit!
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One of the strangest films I have ever seen..
8 November 2001 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I am in a very peculiar mood right now having just seen this movie. It is, to me at least, so bizarre my head is spinning. Not bizarre in an obvious, flashy way, but because the film takes itself so seriously in creating a protagonist the viewer relates to and empathize with, yet the character is utterly ridiculous. It leaves one to think, perhaps he's not ridiculous at all, but maybe this is what we are all like. As I have just minutes ago seen the film it's probable my opinion will change, but at this moment, what I got from this film was a very subtle but nonetheless effective message that life, films, people, teeth, war, and whatever else are completely meaningless. In one scene the dentist is explaining how silly the fighting in Northern Ireland is, if they could only realize their teeth are decaying. This film to me says, 'meaningless', and I appreciated it. I would be very curious to learn about the development of this film and what everyone involved was thinking. All in all, a film certainly worth seeing, and I must add that Daniel Day-Lewis was the reason I rented the film and I wasn't disappointed. The best actor of our generation. Unbelievable. Can't wait for Gangs of New York.


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