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La frontera (1991)

 -  Drama  -  25 October 1991 (Chile)
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A Chilean teacher, Ramiro, is sentenced to internal exile in a southern town where tidal waves often appear. He falls for a woman, Maite, whose father asks him to take her away. Although he... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricio Contreras ...
Ramiro Orellana
Gloria Laso ...
Maite
Alonso Venegas ...
Delegate
Sergio Schmied ...
Secretary
Aldo Bernales ...
Diver
...
Father Patricio
Patricio Bunster ...
Don Ignacio
Aníbal Reyna ...
Detective robusto
Sergio Hernández ...
Detective delgado
Elsa Poblete ...
Laura
Sergio Madrid ...
Gutiérrez
Joaquin Velasco ...
Hernán
Griselda Núñez ...
Sra. Hilda
Eugenio Morales ...
Assistant Driver
Raqual Curilem ...
Bar Owner
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A Chilean teacher, Ramiro, is sentenced to internal exile in a southern town where tidal waves often appear. He falls for a woman, Maite, whose father asks him to take her away. Although he gets his freedom he doesn't leave and when the water rises, Maite and her father die, and Ramiro flees to the hills. Written by Pedro Muga <ppnma@iusanet.cl>

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A very lyrical movie
26 February 1999 | by (Ottawa) – See all my reviews

A very lyrical movie from Chile, reminded me much of Tarkovsky's work. The acting was also excellent. This was certainly the best movie shown this season in our international movie club.


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