Julia (Rojo) is a phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the danzon: a cuban dance very popular in Mexico and Central America. Every wednesday ... See full summary »

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Julia Solórzano
Carmen Salinas ...
Doña Tí
Tito Vasconcelos ...
Susy
Margarita Isabel ...
Silvia
Víctor Carpinteiro ...
Rubén
Cheli Godínez ...
Tere
Daniel Rergis ...
Carmelo
Adyari Cházaro ...
Perla
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Colorada
César Sobrevals ...
Chucho
Mikhail Kaminin ...
Russian sailor
Rodrigo Gómez ...
Malena
Sergio Colmenares ...
Karla
Ángel de Valle ...
Yadira
Luis Gerardo ...
Juan El Padrote
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Julia (Rojo) is a phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the danzon: a cuban dance very popular in Mexico and Central America. Every wednesday Julia does the danzon with Carmelo (Rergis) in the old "Salon Colonia". They've danced for years but barely know each other. One night Carmelo disappears without a trace. Feeling lonely and sad, Julia takes a train to Veracruz, where she knows Carmelo has a brother. That sudden trip will change Julia's life forever. Written by Maximiliano Maza <mmaza@campus.mty.itesm.mx>

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Rated PG-13 for elements of sensuality | See all certifications »
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27 June 1991 (Mexico)  »

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Elämän tahdit  »

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$360,158 (USA)
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1.37 : 1
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IT´S A GREAT MOVIE
11 May 2004 | by (santa catarina, mexico) – See all my reviews

It´s a great movie

I saw this movie 13 years ago in a premiere in the former cinema picasso, from then and now I see over and over again this movie.

This movie talks the life of julia (maria rojo) his behavior in the job (operator phone) his daughter, and his principal passion the dance calls "DANZON".

Every wednesday she goes to dance with a friend and she meets with his partner in dance carmelo, One day he don´t return to dance and then julia are looking for him (she thinks he has a problem with the mexican laws and he runs away to veracruz), she´s sad by the notice and she runs to veracruz for make a search for him.

In this movie we looking in a frame the old mexican rairoad calls "EL MEXICANO" and all the city of veracruz.

She meets new people, new friends (specially a man dressed like a woman)a hooker, the owner of the hotel and a younger man when she discover she´s still atractive by the men (the russian guy, carmelo, the young man).

The movie take´s a trip in the life of julia before and after and finish when she leaves veracruz and meet again carmelo and they dance

If you have the oportunitty to see the movie in tv or dvd or vhs SEE IT because it´s the few mexican movies made perfectly

my qualification 10/10


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