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A Dot and a Line (2004)

Punto y raya (original title)
"Punto y raya" is the story of a young Colombian recruit who, while patrolling his country's border, is befriended by a Venezuelan adversary, and the tragic consequences of their relationship.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roque Valero ...
Cheito
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Pedro (as Édgar Ramírez)
Ramiro Meneses ...
Guerrillero - Colombia
Daniela Alvarado ...
Yosmar Coromoto
Pedro Lander ...
Capitan
Dora Mazzone ...
Ana Maria
Rafael Uribe ...
Capitan - Colombia
Laureano Olivares ...
Sgt. Carrasco
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Sgt. Requena
Yugui López ...
Narco
Roberto Hernández ...
Narco 2
Daniela Bascopé ...
Lutecia
Carolina López ...
Teniente
Eva Mondolfi ...
Bar Prostitute
Olga Henríquez ...
Cheito's Mother
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Cheito, a street-wise Venezuelan conscript, is thrown together with Pedro, a straight-arrow volunteer in the Colombian army, when one deserts his company and the other lives through an ambush. They must survive guerrillas, drug producers, corrupt narcotics officers, and each other as they bungle through the jungle: first they are enemies, then allies, then friends, until women and politics test their loyalties. Can pawns survive when powers clash? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Venezuela's official submission for the 2005 Oscar Awards, Foreign Language film category. See more »

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Featured in El Don (2006) See more »

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a little masterpiece
2 December 2004 | by (Barcelona, España) – See all my reviews

This movie it's a joy, a wonderful experience to find the craft of this essential art in a new voice like the voice of Venezuela. It's funny (really Funny), sad, but it's after all a human movie, with a very mood script. The vision of the director make you feel about the really essence of the south American people. The plot it's about a little war between Colombia and Venezuela. got a very interesting new talents (Roque Valero rules with his character of the Venezuelan soldier) Now Edgar Ramirez work in the new movie of Tony (Top Gun) Scott. A great experience thanks to this powerful movie.It's in other word: supreme. When you see this movie, you really feel the art in the screen.


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