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The Pearl (2001)

 -  Drama  -  15 May 2004 (France)
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A poor Mexican pearl diver finds a priceless pearl that promises a better life for his impoverished family.

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(as Alfred Zacharias)

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(novel), (screenplay)
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A poor Mexican pearl diver finds a priceless pearl that promises a better life for his impoverished family.

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Horrendous
24 July 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

One of the worst movies I have ever seen.

  • acting...uh what acting - plot...just plain silly. I bet the book was


good but this movie puts the whole story to shame.

  • i took us about 15 minutes to find out the movie took place in Mexico


or some other country in central America. Bad casting: Gringo Americans trying to act like Mexicans - the guy who played Kino bombed it so badly that it wasn't funny anymore.

  • why oh why did Richard Harris take part in this movie. Doesn't he


have better things to do like take care of his garden and visit grandchildren and so on.

+ the DVD's box made me pick up this crap so i guess it's worth mentioning


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