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Of Love and Shadows (1994)

R | | Drama | 10 May 1996 (USA)
Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the ... See full summary »

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Comandant Ramirez
Daniel Alvarado ...
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Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the underground resistance movement, Francisco opens her eyes and her heart to the atrocities being committed by the state. Written by Anonymous

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Two lovers with a dangerous secret will risk everything they have for a chance at freedom. See more »

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Rated R for a scene of strong sexuality, and for some violence | See all certifications »

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De amor y de sombras  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$6,357, 12 May 1996, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$19,710
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Francisco: I work in the shadows. Do you know what it means?
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Of Love and Shadows
Music by Jose Nieto
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# 03 : What a mess South America was ! (web)
14 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

So after a Greek director tells us about Chile coup in « missing », a Chilean actress tells us about El Salvador in « Voces », now we have a Spanish actor back to Chile, bringing along the most delicious American actress, Jennifer Connelly ! I thought it would be a stinker but i was wrong as it's an excellent politic and romance thriller and surely one of the best part for Jennifer ! Unlike a lot of her Hollywood friends, she gets an inspired hand to pick movies that have something to tell : here, it's about liberty, democracy, being dissident and making moral choices. Banderas is also deeply focused and concerned and the production is really well-done. This movie has a real emotional and educative content as it explains why human rights and liberty begin and end in the hands of individuals and not elected or tyrannic representatives.


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