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A Walk in the Clouds (1995)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 11 August 1995 (USA)
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A married soldier returning from WW2 poses as a pregnant woman's husband to save her from her father's anger and honor.

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Victoria Aragon (as Aitana Sanchez-Gijon)
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Don Pedro Aragon
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Alberto Aragon
Angélica Aragón ...
Marie Jose Aragon (as Angelica Aragon)
Evangelina Elizondo ...
Guadelupe Aragon
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Pedro Aragon, Jr. (as Freddy Rodriguez)
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Betty Sutton
Febronio Covarrubias ...
Jose Manuel
Roberto Huerta ...
Jose Luis
Juan Jiménez ...
Jose Marie (as Juan Jimenez)
Ismael Gallegos ...
Jose's Musical Son
Alejandra Flores ...
Consuelo
Gema Sandoval ...
Maria
Don Amendolia ...
Father Coturri
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Storyline

A Walk in the Clouds depicted a story about a young-married US military soldier, named Paul, who returned home after the World War II. In the middle of the way back home, he accidentally met a girl named Victoria who finished her master's degree. She has not married yet but got pregnant by accident. During the journey they talked a lot. Due to her pregnancy, Victoria was afraid of her father who respected old Mexican tradition. Thus, Paul proposed to pose as her husband to help her face her dad. Paul was not intended to cheat on his wife by pretending to be Victoria's husband. However, when Paul decided to come back to his home and left Victoria, he found his wife cheating on him. Paul then headed back to Victoria's house "Las Nubes" and confessed his true love to Victoria. Written by Elizabeth A. Lauren

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A man in search. A woman in need. A story of fate.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for moments of sensuality and war action | See all certifications »
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11 August 1995 (USA)  »

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Un paseo por las nubes  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$50,012,507 (USA)
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Trivia

Angélica Aragon (who plays the mother) and Evangelina Elizondo (who pkays the grandmother) started in a mexican telenovela called Mirada de Mujer (look of a woman) in which they also play mother and daughter See more »

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There is a scene of a country road with solid white lines painted along the edge. In the 1940's roads were not painted this way. See more »

Quotes

Don Pedro Aragon: Clothes are like family. You have to live in them for awhile before you have the perfect fit. But you are doing great.
Paul: I don't know if everyone would share your opinion.
Don Pedro Aragon: Well, it's not easy being in charge. It's not easy for me. It's not easy for him. Every man has to find his own way. But I have faith in my son. And I have faith in you. But your fly is open.
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Remake of The Virtuous Bigamist (1956) See more »

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Cancion Mixteca
Written by José López Alavés (as Jose Lopez Alavez)
Performed by Ismael Gallegos
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A romance film for all ages
4 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Many women who have written reviews said Keanu Reaves was an ideal man. Most men would like to think they could live up to the quiet strength shown by Reaves portrayal of Paul Sutton. Of course a woman as stunningly beautiful as Aitana Sanchez-Gijon could certainly inspire such nobility.

They are many roles that Reaves is not suited for. I am not a fan of his Matrix acting and please keep him away from Shakespeare. However playing a humble straight forward guy with some nobility he can do. Essentially that is what he was doing in Speed, Something has gotta give and this role. He even did that playing an adult turned teenager in Young Again. I am not sure he is a great actor but he is perfect for this part.

Aitana Sanchez Gijon has a beautiful screen presence which has shocked me why the Hollywood hype machine has not tried to build her up like they did with Penelope Cruz. This film did nothing for her career over here. I would watch her over Jennifer Lopez, Penelope Cruz and dozens of other actresses that Hollywood has hyped into stardom.

Giancarlo Giannini is great as the father. Although Italian, his portrayal of a Mexican with roots back to Spain was dead on. Living in Florida near Tampa, many Cubans In Tampa trace their ancestry back to Spain and exhibit the same type of pride he showed in the movie.

It was also Anthony Quinn's best role in years.

However the star of the show was the music and the photography. Except for perhaps the music and photography of Last of the Mohicans, I can not think of a film where the scenery and the music did so much for a film.


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