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A Thousand Peace Clouds Encircle the Sky (2003)

Mil nubes de paz cercan el cielo, amor, jamás acabarás de ser amor (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 2 April 2004 (USA)
Gerardo, a 17-year old guy has just finished his relationship with Bruno and starts wandering hopeless through the streets of the city. In his wandering he's tortured by images: each ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Salvador Alvarez ...
Susana
Gloria Andrade ...
Girl
Llane Fragoso ...
Mirella
Manuel Grapain Zaquelarez ...
Jorge
Martha Gómez ...
Martha
Rosa María Gómez ...
Mary
Marcos Hernández ...
Boy
Salvador Hernández ...
Antonio
Perla De La Rosa ...
Anna
Miguel Loaiza ...
Adrián
Pablo Molina ...
Andrés
Mario Oliver ...
Umberto
Juan Carlos Ortuño ...
Gerardo
Clarissa Rendón ...
Nadia (as Clarisa Rendón)
Pilar Ruíz ...
Lola
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Gerardo, a 17-year old guy has just finished his relationship with Bruno and starts wandering hopeless through the streets of the city. In his wandering he's tortured by images: each masculine body he sees reminds him of his lover. Gerardo is determined to keep what's left of his dying love. The only comfort he has is a letter that Bruno left him with his boss. Written by U.W.

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A Thousand Clouds of Peace  »

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The love theme in this film is a playback of "Nena" as recorded by Sara Montiel for the 1957 film "El Último Cuplé." See more »

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Very impressive directorial debut
30 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow! Is Mexican film making coming along! Mil Nubes de Paz is one of the most interesting and enjoyable "arthouse style" films I've seen in a long time. The black & white cinematography is perfect, reminiscent of classic 1930's Hollywood films. The facial closeup shots and facial expressions reminiscent of Ingmar Bergman and early Pedro Almodovar.

Mil Nubes de Paz is a stark film about a gay young man looking for love on the streets of Mexico City. It is beautifully told, the flow of imagery at least as important as the dialog in telling the story. I watched on the DVD release from Strand Releasing, with digital transfer approved by the Director. Highly recommended!


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