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A Corner of Paradise (1997)
"Et hjørne af paradis" (original title)

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Samuel Fröler ...
Nils von Ekelöw
Trine Pallesen ...
Anna
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Padre Louis
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Don Diego
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Doña Helena (as Penelope Cruz)
Ramiro Huerta ...
Ricardo
Lennart Hjulström ...
Carl von Ekelöw
Björn Granath ...
Professor Andersson
Pär Ericson ...
Professor Rylander
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Minister (as Pedro Armendariz)
Daniel Martínez ...
Kaptajn Garcia (as Daniel Martinez)
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Scarface (as Jesus Ochoa)
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Indian (as Damian Delgado)
Carmen Delgado ...
Kvinde
Andrea Sisniega ...
Sekretær
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29 August 1997 (Denmark)  »

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Warm,tug-at-heart enviromental story
12 April 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Penelope Cruz's first English Speaking film, I believe. Penelope is not great (although beautiful,) but the movie is a must watch! Beautifully shot, and a magnificent story. My fifth viewing, and I never get tired of it!

Samuel Froeler is a consumate performer. I strongly recommend him in any movie. "Good Intentions" for one. John Savage might have aged, but turn an excellent performance as the disillusioned Padre.

In some ways, the protagonist is a prophetic persona, as it forecasts the evils of Agent Orange, earlier than it was used prolifically in Vietnam. It also introduces the world to the very first at rain-forest conservation in South America.


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