Simon Bolivar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great. His army never conquered -- it liberated.
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We all have seen a lot of movies which get you thinking "if only they have done this or that, if only this actor had done his job..." and so on. I have to say that in this one, my first thought was "This is a great work, for a 3rd semester student". The visuals, the interesting changes between shots, the sets, almost everything but the story and the acting made me think of an unexperienced director and though they are not very convincing -have you ever seen news interviews with no signs all over the screen????- they did show me the will of accomplishing a good job, only fell short in many cases. The acting has, with the noticeably exception of the drug dealer and the gallery curator, the worst part in this movie. Although in a number of scenes you can see convincing acting, all the top-model-looking women have no good parts to do something with them, nor seem to be able to act at all. They convinced me they are top models, and were given this job by their agents, and brought all their own make-up to their scenes. Sad. It is a brave and heroic deed to make a motion picture with small budgets, poor distribution, and a number of challenges that have nothing to do with the actual making of the movie. Usually I think one has to believe sincerely in your own work to get past all that. Having that in mind, the whole story, and all the "twists" at the end, seem to me a slim reason to go through all the process. If you are curious or have the time, or if something of this movie appeals to you, go and see it... but I wouldn't recommend it. 4/10
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