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Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)

Cronaca di una morte annunciata (original title)
In a small village in Latin America, Santiago Nasar is killed in the morning, which surprises nobody. The Vicario brothers were openly declaring they would kill him to regain the lost honor... See full summary »

Director:

Francesco Rosi
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4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rupert Everett ... Bayardo San Roman
Ornella Muti ... Angela Vicario
Gian Maria Volontè ... Dr. Cristo Bedoya
Irene Papas ... Angela's mother
Lucia Bosè ... Placida Linero (as Lucia Bosé)
Anthony Delon ... Santiago Nasar
Alain Cuny ... Widower
Sergi Mateu ... Young Cristo Bedoya
Silverio Blasi Silverio Blasi ... Lázaro Aponte
Carlos Miranda Carlos Miranda
Rogerio Miranda Rogerio Miranda
Vicky Hernández Vicky Hernández ... Clotilde Armenta
Leonor González Leonor González
Caroline Lang Caroline Lang ... Margot
Carolina Rosi ... Flora Miguel
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In a small village in Latin America, Santiago Nasar is killed in the morning, which surprises nobody. The Vicario brothers were openly declaring they would kill him to regain the lost honor of their young sister, Angela. It's the way and custom of the country. Nothing and nobody would have prevent it. It was a foretold death . Let see how and why. Written by Jean-Marie Berthiaume <jiembe@videotron.ca>

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Drama

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Trivia

In the novel the narrator is the author himself (that is hinted by the names of his brothers and wife), while in the movie is the character of Cristo Bedoya, the closest friend of Santiago Nasar. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Unico - Francesco Rosi racconta Gian Maria Volonté (2014) See more »

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the hardest movie to find- you'd be lucky to see it somewhere
9 April 2004 | by evangelineSee all my reviews

this film is impossible to find...which is too bad because I would absolutely love to see it again. I saw it when I was 13 years old and it made such an impression that I read Marques's book and here I am 17 years later still trying to find it! It is romantic, dreamy and a real pleasure to watch. Anthony Delon, Rupert Everett and Ornella Muti deliver a truly unforgettable story.

If anyone know where I can get a copy- see it first and then PLEASE let me know where I can get one!


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Country:

Italy | France | Colombia

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

8 May 1987 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Crónica de una muerte anunciada See more »

Filming Locations:

Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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