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Lo que le pasó a Santiago (1989)

| Comedy, Romance
Santiago, a retired accountant, casually meets Angelina during one of his daily walks in Old San Juan. They soon become friends, even though she refuses to give out any personal information.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Muñiz ...
Santiago
Gladys Rodríguez ...
Angelina
Johanna Rosaly ...
Nereida
René Monclova ...
Eddie
Pedro Javier Muñiz ...
Jerry
Jacobo Morales ...
Arístides Esquilín
Claribel Medina ...
Irma
Roberto Vigoreaux ...
Gerardo
Jaime Bello ...
Executive
Luz Minerva Rodríguez ...
Nun
Joaquín Belgodere ...
Santiago (Child)
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Airline Clerk
Aurora Valladares ...
Horse Rider
José Orraca ...
Theater Manager
Amos Rosario ...
Assistant
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Santiago, a retired accountant, casually meets Angelina during one of his daily walks in Old San Juan. They soon become friends, even though she refuses to give out any personal information. Written by Juana del Pueblo

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This is the only film from Puerto Rico to ever be nominated in the Best Foreign Language Motion Picture category. See more »

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Fun and Romance
31 May 2002 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

This movie was nominated to the Best Foreign Film Oscar alongside Cinema Paradiso. It is a different kind of movie, yet deserving of that honor. This movie showcases Puerto Rican Film, by presenting performances by actors that are mostly known for TV work that show their range.

I would call it the antithesis of a "coming of age" film. It presents in Santiago, the main character, how life can begin again at any age.


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