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Coronation (2000)
"Coronación" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  27 April 2000 (Chile)
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The elderly heir of a formerly wealthy and respected Chilean family, Andres, suffers from decadence and solitude. He hires young Estela in order to look after his tiranic and almost crazy ... See full summary »

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María Cánepa ...
Elisa de Ábalos
Julio Jung ...
Andrés Ábalos
Myriam Palacios ...
Rosario
Gabriela Medina ...
Lourdes
Adela Secall ...
Estela
Boris Quercia ...
Andrés joven
Pablo Krögh ...
Carlos joven / Locutor de radio (voice)
Luis Dubó ...
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César López ...
Verdolero
Paulo Meza ...
Mario
César Arredondo ...
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María Izquierdo ...
Dora
Juan S. Cuevas ...
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Alfonso Rojas ...
Matón
Mauricio Pesutic ...
Don Ramón
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The elderly heir of a formerly wealthy and respected Chilean family, Andres, suffers from decadence and solitude. He hires young Estela in order to look after his tiranic and almost crazy grandmother. The differences in class and age don't stop Andres from courting Estela, whose fiancé Mario tries to make some money with the passions of his well-off rival. The suffocating atmosphere of the run-down mansion in the outskirts of Santiago represents the deterioration of the bourgeoisie, and sets the scene for the total collapse of Andres. Written by susanneigler

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Cuando sólo queda ... el dolor de una pasión

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Beautifully filmed, wonderfully acted.
4 January 2004 | by (Valparaiso, Chile) – See all my reviews

It's quite unusual to find in small countries like Chile brilliant films like this one. As the story goes by we get involved with the decadence of the main characters, starting with the traumas and repressions of the leading man, Andres Avalos (wonderfully portrayed by Chilean actor Julio Jung). By the end of the movie we are totally into the feeling of "things that aren't worth fighting for" that flows throughout it.

The acting is absolutely remarkable, all of the main actors give the necessary depth, innocence, respect, frustration and a pretty wide range of emotions that are impressive.

Technically it's a very beautiful movie. Its cinematography is a faithful portrait of the decadence and solitude of the characters. It's adapted from a novel with a script that recreates the spirit of the book in every shot.

This is an unknown little piece of art, and I recommend it highly.


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