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Breath of Life (1999)
"Soplo de vida" (original title)

 |  Drama, Thriller  |  2 May 2001 (France)
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In this presentation, which is the second of a series of classes on the ELEMENTS: earth, air, fire and water, Ken goes into great detail about air, breath of life, that includes stories, ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fernando Solórzano ...
Emerson Roque Fierro, the detective
Golondrina / Pilar, the dead woman
Jacinto, the transvestite
Constanza Duque ...
Irene de Domingo, the mysterious woman
César Mora ...
Magician, the blind man
Álvaro Rodríguez ...
John Jairo Estupiñán, the police officer
Álvaro Ruiz ...
Medardo Ariza, the politician
Edgardo Román ...
Óscar 'Hammer' López, the boxer
Juan Pablo Franco ...
José Luis Domingo, the bullfighter
César Badillo ...
Hugo Mora Sastoque, the taxi driver
Jaime Iván Paeres ...
Fat guy
Frank Beltran ...
Mónica Campo ...
Jaime Andrés Uribe ...
Rosario Jaramillo ...
Casino employee


In this presentation, which is the second of a series of classes on the ELEMENTS: earth, air, fire and water, Ken goes into great detail about air, breath of life, that includes stories, myths and examples of how we are interacting with this element every day. This presentation is classroom worthy from grade school to college, loaded with information I'm sure you didn't know. Enjoy! Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

2 May 2001 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Adiós, María Félix  »

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21 February 2000 | by (Bogota, Colombia) – See all my reviews

Soplo de vida is a very interesting film in various ways. It is an ambitious project, thrillers aren't a Colombian speciality but Luis Ospina managed to assemble an interesting screenplay with a very talented cast, led by the always versatile César Mora and the very talented Constanza Duque and Fernando Solórzano. As I said, it is ambitious, but it lacks a certain environment necessary for the film. The essence of Bogota's downtown is captured only partially, but the few holes in the story are well covered by the very unusual and extremely interesting way of narrating, using a series of well-organised and well-conceived flashbacks to tell the story of the prostitute Gaviota.

In summary, a valuable film in Colombian cinema, worth watching and worth recognising as an important step in its director's career.

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