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Sangre y arena (1989)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  26 January 1990 (Portugal)
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Juan is a young Spanish man whose dream is to become one of the famous toreros. When he was caught making an illegal (and in fact for the real torero life endangering) night bullfight with ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Rydell ...
Juan Gallardo (as Chris Rydell)
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Guillermo Montesinos ...
Albert Vidal ...
Simón Andreu ...
Antonio (as Simon Andreu)
Antonio Flores ...
Chiripa (as Antonio Glez. Flores)
José Luis de Vilallonga ...
Don José (as Jose Luis de Villalonga)
Tony Fuentes ...
Pepe Serrano
Julia Torres ...
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Faustino
Daniel Martín ...
Diego Fuentes (as Daniel Martin)
Luis Martin Carrasco ...
Young Slaughterer
Luis Barboo ...
Old Slaughterer
Douglas Tantallon ...
Tito
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Juan is a young Spanish man whose dream is to become one of the famous toreros. When he was caught making an illegal (and in fact for the real torero life endangering) night bullfight with one of the destinated bulls for the corridas on the property of the Sols he meets the daughter of the American landowner Dona Sol, half Spanish, half American, and falls desperately in love with her. She brings him in contact with a famous torero and thus converts Juan into one of the famous, too. Still in love with Dona Sol, although married to the beautiful Carmen, Juan celebrates triumphes until Dona Sol lets him down. Drinking and being desperate only Carmen would stand by his side when he tries to come back in the corrida buisiness... Written by Volker Boehm

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Rated R for areas of strong sensuality, and for some drug use. | See all certifications »

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A big disappointment for a Sharon Stone fan.
21 January 2000 | by (San Jose, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie, (English title Blood and Sand,) might be good if you love bull fighting, but probably not. And for the rest of us it is a definite skip it. Every scene, and almost every line in the movie is predictable. I had hoped that at least with Sharon Stone in the movie we'd have something nice to look at, but most of the movie her hair is frazzled like she stuck her finger in a light socket and even she doesn't look that nice.


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