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La otra conquista (1998)

R  |   |  Drama, History  |  21 April 2000 (USA)
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It is May 1520 in the vast Aztec Empire one year after the Spanish Conqueror Hernán Cortés' arrival in Mexico. "The Other Conquest" opens with the infamous massacre of the Aztecs at the ... See full summary »

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Topiltzin / Tomás
José Carlos Rodríguez ...
Fray Diego de La Coruña
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Tecuichpo / Doña Isabel
Iñaki Aierra ...
Honorato Magaloni ...
Capitán Cristóbal Quijano
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Alanpoyatzin - hermano
Josefina Echánove ...
Nanahuatzin - abuela
Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez ...
Beata Conversa
Álvaro Guerrero ...
Rolando
Rufino Echegoyen ...
Fray Sebastián
Lourdes Villareal ...
Cihuacóatl - sumo sacerdote
Luisa Ávila ...
Xilonen - Princesa
Ramon Barragan ...
Ramón Quevedo - notario
Diana Bracho ...
José Luis Caro ...
Padre Santa María (as José Luis Carol)
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It is May 1520 in the vast Aztec Empire one year after the Spanish Conqueror Hernán Cortés' arrival in Mexico. "The Other Conquest" opens with the infamous massacre of the Aztecs at the Great Temple of Tenochtitlan [what is now called Mexico City]. The sacred grounds are covered with the countless bodies of priests and nobility slaughtered by the Spanish Armies under Cortés' command. The lone Aztec survivor of the massacre is a young Indian scribe named Topiltzin [Damián Delgado]. Topiltzin, who is the illegitimate son of the Aztec Emperor Moctezuma, survives the onslaught by burying himself under a stack of bodies. As if awakening from a dream, the young man rises from among the dead to find his mother murdered, the Spanish in power and the dawn of a new era in his native land. A New World with new leaders, language, customs... and God. Representing the New Order is the Spanish Friar Diego [José Carlos Rodríguez]. His mission is to convert the "savage" natives into civilised ... Written by Dennis Davidson Associates (DDA)

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An encounter that is not forgotten... See more »

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Rated R for scenes of violence and some strong sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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21 April 2000 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$305,308 (USA) (21 April 2000)

Gross:

$886,410 (USA) (19 May 2000)
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[first lines]
Topiltzin: [in Nahuatl] Mother!
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The people and animals that appear in this film did not suffer any kind of physical or psychological damage. See more »

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Aria 'Mater Aeterna'
Performed by Plácido Domingo
Music by Samuel Zyman
Lyrics by Salvador Carrasco
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It changed my life!!!
29 October 2000 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

I saw this film over the weekend and it has changed my life. Not only because of the wonderful message of love and tolerance it conveyed, but also because of what the director and the entire crew and cast accomplished. It made me realize we can all make our dreams come true, if you never give up!!! The entire film is SUPERB!!! The music is haunting, cinematography is excellent, cast is incredibly talented...what can I say?! This is a MUST see for all audiences. There should be more films with a positive message done. A DEFINITE A+++++++++++++++++++!!!!!!


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