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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alberto Olmedo ...
Alberto Capeletti / El "Manosanta" / Plácida Isidora "Porota"
Javier Portales ...
Alvarez
Adriana Brodsky ...
Adriana
Adrián Martel ...
Adrián Martínez
Silvia Pérez ...
Silvia
Susana Romero ...
Susana
Beatriz Salomón ...
Beatríz
Vicente La Russa ...
Pai José
César Bertrand ...
César
Divina Gloria ...
Gloria
Horacio O'Connor
Romina Gay
Alfonso Pícaro
Oscar Carmelo Milazzo ...
(as Polvorita)
Arturo Bonín ...
Castro
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The last shot of the film shows to "El manosanta" pointing to a board announcing the upcoming sequel of this movie. The movie was never made because the death of Alberto Olmedo, who played "El manosanta". See more »

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Olmedo was a visionary
17 April 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Impossible not to recognise much of the idionsincrasy of the Argentinian people in Olmedo's characthers, in addition I would say he was one of the few who actually foresaw one of the darkest periods in the recent socio-economical history of Argentina. Among "Esperando La Carroza", "La clinica del Dr. Cureta" and others of this genre, El Manosanta is a must see.

I do also believe that people tend to think Olmedo was only a public clown but his sense of humour and accuracy to represent the Argentinians to cinema was an ability shared by a very very few number of people. In that sense, I also think the posterity has misregarded him as a valid exponent of what it should have been more than a laugh about themselves.


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