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

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, History  |  7 June 2002 (Colombia)
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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 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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absurdly entertaining, but nothing else.
22 March 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was certainly entertaining as the audience gets to watch a crazy man act absurdly pretending to be someone else. The soap-opera-type of drama and acting adds another layer of things that make the viewer smile. The main character Santiago takes on a Don Quijote-like persona, living his life as though he were actually Simón Bolívar. The irrationality of it all makes it hard to take the film seriously. Perhaps there is some sort of message or theme to the movie, but the ridiculousness of everything is too distracting to allow any long lasting impressions to stick with the audience. The light, nonchalant nature of this movie makes it accessible to any sort of audience.


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