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Danzón (1991)

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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Elämän tahdit  »

Box Office

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$360,158 (USA)
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1.37 : 1
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You don't need a man
12 April 2001 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

The main character goes on a long journey to find Carmelo, her danzon partner, after he fails to show up for their weekly dancing date. She believes that dancing is the only bright spot in her life. On her journey, she makes new friends and has an affair with a younger man. She returns to find Carmelo at home, and realizes that she doesn't need him the way she thought she did. Julia's life has an excitement even without this man.

It was a good film. I watched a subtitled version which was helpful but as always you lose alittle of the content that way.


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