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Vengo (2000)

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Caco is a proud, handsome man, head of a family, and very powerful in the local community. Yet he has been torn to pieces by the death of his beloved daughter. He constantly visits her ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Canales ...
Caco
Orestes Villasan Rodríguez ...
Diego
Antonio Dechent ...
Primo Alejandro (as Antonio Pérez Dechent)
Bobote ...
Primo Antonio
Juan Luis Corrientes ...
Primo Tres
Fernando Guerrero Rebollo ...
Fernando Caravaca
Francisco Chavero Rios ...
Francisco Caravaca
José Ramírez 'El Cheli' ...
Primo Caravaca 1
Juan-Luis Barrios Llorente ...
Primo Caravaca 2 (as Juan Luis Barrios Llorente)
Jesús María Ventura ...
Primo Caravaca 3
Maria Faraco ...
La Catalana
El Moro ...
Pepe Sardina
Manuel Vega Salazar ...
Anselmo
Tomatito ...
Musician
Sheikh Ahmad Al Tuni ...
Musician
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Caco is a proud, handsome man, head of a family, and very powerful in the local community. Yet he has been torn to pieces by the death of his beloved daughter. He constantly visits her grave, weeps silently at her photo and has transferred all his wildly protective love and attention onto his physically challenged nephew, Diego. It seems that Diego's father, Caco's brother, is in hiding after having killed a man from the Caravaca family, who are equally powerful in the community. They are looking for vengeance and have come to Caco for justice. When he refuses to betray his brother, the Caravacas grow impatient. When they realize they are getting nowhere, they threaten to kill Diego. Despite his fierce pride, Caco eventually realizes that the cycle of killing and revenge must be broken. But how can he achieve this and protect everyone he loves? Written by Sujit R. Varma

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gypsy | flamenco

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4 October 2000 (France)  »

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I Come  »

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Opening Weekend:

$5,704 (USA) (7 September 2001)

Gross:

$124,994 (USA) (1 February 2002)
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Closed the Venice Film Festival in 2000. See more »

Soundtracks

Bulena
Turkish Flute: Kudsi Ergüner
Guitars: Emilio Fernández de los Santos and Ramón Pisa Borja
Cajon: Miguel Ángel Magüesin de los Santos
Palmas: Horacio Silva Pisa and Chipi Fernández de ls Santos
Chorus: Remedios Silva Pisa, Susana Vizarraga Borja and Alba Pisa Pérez
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Passion for Music and Music for Passion
10 April 2001 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

It's an excellent film for those that love the music. One can trace the origins of flamenco and, in particular, its links with traditional Arabic music. An authentic passionate piece of art interpreted by authentic real people. Loved every moment of it and wanted to be one of those excellent musicians or dancers.


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