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A Shadow You Soon Will Be (1994)
"Una sombra ya pronto serás" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  5 May 1994 (Argentina)
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A computer programmer who, after his train breaks down, takes to wandering aimlessly through remote regions of La Pampa, Viedma and Carhue. he meets a succession of equally lost souls, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Miguel Ángel Solá ...
Ingeniero (as Miguel Angel Sola)
José Soriano ...
Coluccini (as Pepe Soriano)
Martín Coria ...
Encargado surtidor
Roberto Carnaghi ...
Cura Salinas
Hernán Jiménez ...
Rubio (as Hernan Gimenez)
Pedro Segni ...
Petiso
Mario Lozano ...
Patrón Bar
Alfonso De Grazia ...
Maldonado
Eusebio Poncela ...
Lem
Marita Ballesteros ...
Alicia
Juan José Ghisalberti ...
Conserje hotel (as Juan Jose Ghisalberti)
Alicia Bruzzo ...
Nadia
Leandro Regúnaga ...
Empleado motel
Diego Torres ...
Boris
Gloria Carrá ...
Rita (as Gloria Carra)
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A computer programmer who, after his train breaks down, takes to wandering aimlessly through remote regions of La Pampa, Viedma and Carhue. he meets a succession of equally lost souls, including a globe-trotting gambler, a circus owner whose performers left him "because the whole country was a circus: and a tarot card reader with large gaps in her knowledge of the future. Written by Jim Wade <jimwade@earthlink.net>

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Argentina's official selection for the 1994 Oscar Awards, Foreign Language film category. See more »

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not very good
30 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I will not give you a summary of the movie as that has already been done above.

I gave it a 3 due to the fact that I was very disappointed by the lost potential of the movie. The basic premise had the makings of an excellent movie, but everything was spoiled by cheesy, predictable situations that never really went anywhere. It is populated with a great deal of two-dimensional characters that do not gain your sympathy in any way. If you have ever seen 'Two Lane Blacktop' starring James Taylor, then you get the idea of what sort of "quality" we're dealing with.

This movie is not one of Argentina's best. Fortunately, within the last ten years, Argentina has begun to produce some excellent movies that will hopefully erase bad ones such as this off the record.


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