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Bolivar Is Me (2002)
"Bolívar soy yo!" (original title)

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Santiago Miranda¸ an actor representing Bolivar in a television series¸ leaves furious recording because it disagrees with the scripts they oblige die Bolívar¸ against the wall. Between the... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Santiago Miranda / Simón Bolívar
Amparo Grisales ...
Alejandra Barberini / Manuela Sáenz
Jairo Camargo ...
President of Colombia
Fanny Mikey ...
TV Producer
Gustavo Angarita ...
Psychiatrist
María Eugenia Dávila ...
Mother of Simón Bolívar
Carlos Barbosa ...
Minister of Defense
Alejandra Borrero ...
Vice President
Santiago Bejarano ...
TV Director
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Makeup Artist
Álvaro Rodríguez ...
Parmenio, E.P.R. Commander
Vicky Rueda ...
Kelly
Diego Vélez ...
Guard
Victoria Valencia ...
Tania, E.P.R. Guerrillera
Margarita Ortega ...
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Santiago Miranda¸ an actor representing Bolivar in a television series¸ leaves furious recording because it disagrees with the scripts they oblige die Bolívar¸ against the wall. Between the lucidity and the madness¸ Miranda really acts as a Bolívar prepared to perform any act that allows to conclude the unifying of the Liberator task and as an actor which seeks to rewrite reality to make it look to the dreams of Simón Bolívar. Written by Diego Alvarez

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Just excellent
15 August 2002 | by (Lima, Peru) – See all my reviews

I've seen this movie twice in a week.

I think Jorge Ali Triana, the director, is a genius. He says things he feels, but said through Bolivar mouth. It's an impact seeing Simon Bolivar addressing to the presidents, in a very hard way, telling them his ideals had been taken in a wrong way, using his name in schools that teach nothing, in guerrillas made for killing brothers, in institutions using corrupted ways to get their goals.

I must add I consider myself as a San Martin follower, but this movie has made me change a little bit my opinion about Simon Bolivar, his fight and ideals, and the way he stand for his principles.


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