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A Man of Principle (1984)
"Cóndores no entierran todos los días" (original title)

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Credited cast:
Frank Ramírez ...
Leon Maria Lozano
Isabela Corona ...
Dona Gertrudis Potes
Víctor Morant ...
Padre Amaya
Santiago García ...
Rosendo Zapata
Luis Chiape ...
Gustavo Gardeazabal
Juan Gentile ...
Andres Santacoloma
Vicky Hernández ...
Agripina
Antonio Aparicio ...
Lamparilla
Carlos Parada ...
Atehortua
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Alvarado
Jairo Soto
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In Colombia, from the second half of the nineteenth century, two political parties; The traditional liberal and conservative ¸ fought a series of civil wars for almost one hundred years of bloodshed in the country. The last of these To know as "La Violencia" ¸ began following the assassination of popular leader Jorge Eliecer Gaitan ¸ The April 9, 1948. That day began a dark period that lasted a decade in which met the key role hired murderers ¸ called "Pajaros" ¸ such as Leon Maria Lozano ¸ The most notorious of all. "The Condor." Written by Diego Alvarez

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The definitive film about "La Violencia"
24 May 2000 | by (Stanford, California) – See all my reviews

Loosely translated as `Condors are not buried every day', Cóndores is by far the best Colombian film about political violence in the fifties. Colombian star Frank Ramírez masterly portrays León María Lozano, `El Cóndor', a conservative party member that becomes a ruthless killer of political opponents. Based on the bestseller novel from Gustavo Alvarez Gardeazábal.


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