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The Lighthouse (1998)
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Two Argentine sisters, Memé and Aneta, lose their mother in a car crash. Memé, the elder, is also left lame with one badly scarred leg. The orphaned girls go to Uruguay to stay with their ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ingrid Rubio ...
Carmela
Jimena Barón ...
Aneta chica (as Jimena Baron)
Florencia Bertotti ...
Aneta grande
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Andy (as Ricardo Darin)
Norberto Díaz ...
Fernando (as Norberto Diaz)
Mariano Martínez ...
Javier (as Mariano Martinez)
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Dolores
Roberto Vallejos ...
Michi
Ina Casares ...
Angelita
Carmen Renard ...
Conserje
Mónica Lacoste ...
Dorita (as Monica Lacoste)
Mariano Bertolini ...
Federico
Jorge Marrale ...
Miguel
Elcira Olivera Garcés ...
Encarna (as Encarna Olivera Garces)
Florencia Carrillo ...
Paty
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Two Argentine sisters, Memé and Aneta, lose their mother in a car crash. Memé, the elder, is also left lame with one badly scarred leg. The orphaned girls go to Uruguay to stay with their aunts. The sisters often bicker, but they are actually very close. Memé flirts but has no luck with boys because of her injury... On their own now, Memé works as a waitress where she gets to know Andy. Returning to Montevideo, they meet Dolores, a friend of their late mother. Memé's affair with a man complicates her relationship with her sister. Then Andy invites the pair to his seaside retreat, a lighthouse... Written by David Carless

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Superb Hispano-Argentine drama with moving performances
24 February 2000 | by (Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

EL FARO DEL SUR is a powerful drama set in Argentina. The film is also listed on this site simply as EL FARO. More information on the film may be found there. However, if you appreciate a good family drama, featuring the plight of one particularly gifted but flawed character, go no further, you will enjoy this movie. Spain's Ingrid Rubio (star of Saura's TAXI) is unforgettable as the gifted but flawed heroine. Argentine legend Norma Aleandro also has a supporting role, which adds further weight to the film. El FARO was a huge critical success in the Spanish-speaking world, having won the Goya (Spanish Academy Award) as Best Latin-American Picture, and honors for Ingrid Rubio in the lead role.


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