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The Ghost of War (1988)

El espectro de la guerra (original title)
In this political thriller, Reynaldo, a young dancer from a resort area on Nicaragua's Caribbean coast, deserts his career to join his nation's fight against the American-backed Contras. ... See full summary »

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(as Ramiro Lacayo)

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(as Ramiro Lacayo),

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Elmer Macfield ...
Reynaldo
Alenka Díaz ...
María
Manuel Poveda ...
Miguel
Pilar Aguirre ...
Grandmother
Carlos Aleman Ocampo ...
Don Teófilo
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In this political thriller, Reynaldo, a young dancer from a resort area on Nicaragua's Caribbean coast, deserts his career to join his nation's fight against the American-backed Contras. Wartime footage is interspersed with dance scenes, including one notable break-dancing demonstration at a discotheque. Despite its heavy political theme, this Spanish-language war drama also features a romantic subplot. Written by Anonymous

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Musical | Drama

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1 June 1990 (East Germany)  »

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Selected as the official Nicaraguan submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 1989 Academy Awards. See more »

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