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Innocent Voices (2004)

Voces inocentes (original title)
A young boy, in an effort to have a normal childhood in 1980's El Salvador, is caught up in a dramatic fight for his life as he desperately tries to avoid the war which is raging all around him.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carlos Padilla ...
Chava
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Kella
Gustavo Muñoz ...
Ancha
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Uncle Beto
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Mama Toya
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Priest
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Chofer
Jorge Angel Toriello ...
Fito
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Chele
Andrés Márquez ...
Marcos
Alejandro Felipe ...
Ricardito (as Alejandro Felipe Flores)
Ana Paulina Caceres ...
Rosita (as Ana Paulina Cáceres)
Xuna Primus ...
Cristina Maria
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Angelita (as Paulina Gaytan Ruíz)
Alan Chávez ...
Antonio (as Alan Andreé)
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A young boy, in an effort to have a normal childhood in 1980's El Salvador, is caught up in a dramatic fight for his life as he desperately tries to avoid the war which is raging all around him.

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How much will a mother sacrifice for the love of her son...

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Drama | Thriller | War

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Rated R for disturbing violence and some language | See all certifications »

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4 November 2005 (USA)  »

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Innocent Voices  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,338,000 (Mexico) (3 February 2005)

Gross:

$837,000 (USA) (13 November 2005)
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Trivia

Official submission from Mexico for the 77th Academy Awards. See more »

Goofs

The candles on Chava's birthday cake form an arc of 270 degrees (3/4 of a circle) in a close up and then they are shown placed in a complete circle in subsequent wide shots. See more »

Quotes

Priest: I assure you, when one lives in the grace of God, war does not exist.
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Mi país
Written by Orlando Ruiz
Performed by Orquesta Internacional Hermanos Flores
Courtesy of Orquesta Internacional Hermanos Flores
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The most accurate movie about El Salvador
27 December 2004 | by (El Salvador) – See all my reviews

I'm from El Salvador and went to see the movie yesterday with my wife. First, it's unbelievable that the government allowed this film to be presented in the country. Usually they forbid the showings of any movie that touches the topic of the war because they want to erase the memories of war to present the image of a new country, but without learning from the mistakes of our past.

Second, I've seen a couple of movies about El Salvador (Oliver Stone's Salvador and Romero) and I gotta say that this movie is the most accurate depiction of the environment of wartime in El Salvador. The forceful recruitment depicted in the movie was an everyday ordeal for most families of humble status, with the army stopping the bus and taking all young men to the barracks.


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