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Loco Fever (2001)
"La fiebre del loco" (original title)

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When the Chilean officials lift the ban on harvesting the shellfish "el loco" (which purportedly is an aphrodisiac) in the seaside village of Puerto Gala greed and lust take hold. Greed is ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Emilio Bardi ...
Canuto
Luis Dubó ...
Jorge
Loreto Moya ...
Sonia
Luis Margani ...
Padre Luis
Tamara Acosta ...
Nelly
María Izquierdo ...
Leila
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Isabel (as Patricia López Menadier)
Carmina Riego
Pilar Zderich ...
Denisse
Aldo Parodi
Julio Marcone ...
Yukio
Cristián Chaparro
Gabriela Medina
Carmen Barros
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When the Chilean officials lift the ban on harvesting the shellfish "el loco" (which purportedly is an aphrodisiac) in the seaside village of Puerto Gala greed and lust take hold. Greed is embodied by Carlos Maldonato, "El Canuto," who attempts to buy all of the shellfish for a Japanese company, and by a traveling band of prostitutes that accompany the influx of fishermen. El Canuto also wrangles to get into good stead with an old flame, Sonia, who is now the proprietor of "La Pincoya," a local restaurant. But "el loco" proves more effective, and more damaging, than anyone could have guessed. Written by Anonymous

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Amor y avaricia en un mundo de buzos y moluscos.

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Great Movie!
19 April 2004 | by (Vancouver Canada) – See all my reviews

Great all-around: good use of music, good story, works on many levels, corruption, love stories, etc. And I don't know how anyone could accuse the acting of being "wooden"- I thought it was uniformly excellent.

Great slice of life in Chile that shows the life of a small fishing community.

One of the films you could take just about anyone to, young or old.

Highly recommended.


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