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The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)

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A man is forced to confront a dangerous female jaguar and his own past through the sacrificial killing of the beast he has grown to love.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Antonio Bolivar
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Luis Agalla (Mayor)
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Rubicondo (Dentist)
Cathy Tyson ...
Victor Bottenbley ...
Nushino
Fede Celada ...
Juan
Luis Hostalot ...
Manuel
Guillermo Toledo ...
Onecen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nor-eddin Abboud ...
The Priest
Lionel Barsacq ...
Gold Prospector
Patrick Crepat ...
Gold Prospector
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The Man Who Bets
Alain Dery ...
Gold Prospector
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Dolores
Alberto Dominguez ...
Salinas
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A man is forced to confront a dangerous female jaguar and his own past through the sacrificial killing of the beast he has grown to love.

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In the jungle, the one who survives is the one that moves

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Adventure | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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7 March 2001 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Den gamle mand der læste kærlighedshistorier  »

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$9,500,000 (estimated)
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The director originally envisaged Morgan Freeman in the lead role of Antonio Bolivar. See more »

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Antonio Bolivar: It was a kiss of impassioned intensity, a kiss to remember their lives by.
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My favorite movie!
10 March 2005 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I really love this movie! I think it's so gentle and sweet, and there's a lot of humor all through the film. I caught myself smiling most of the film, the humor is so gentle and subtle.

However, I'd really love to buy a DVD of this movie, but I cannot find it for sale anywhere. I've been looking for more than a year and all I can find is the book - which I've bought of course.

Can anyone help me to find a place where I can buy a DVD version of this wonderful movie?

As I live in Norway the market is kinda limited, but I've checked out all the possibilities I'm familiar with. I need to go international for sure.

Grateful for any help!


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