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Lo que le pasó a Santiago (1989)

| Comedy, Drama, Romance
Santiago, a retired accountant, casually meets Angelina during one of his daily walks in Old San Juan. They soon become friends, even though she refuses to give out any personal information.

Director:

Jacobo Morales

Writer:

Jacobo Morales
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Muñiz Tommy Muñiz ... Santiago
Gladys Rodríguez Gladys Rodríguez ... Angelina
Johanna Rosaly Johanna Rosaly ... Nereida
René Monclova René Monclova ... Eddie
Pedro Javier Muñiz Pedro Javier Muñiz ... Jerry
Jacobo Morales Jacobo Morales ... Arístides Esquilín
Claribel Medina Claribel Medina ... Irma
Roberto Vigoreaux Roberto Vigoreaux ... Gerardo
Jaime Bello Jaime Bello ... Executive
Luz Minerva Rodríguez Luz Minerva Rodríguez ... Nun
Joaquín Belgodere Joaquín Belgodere ... Santiago (Child)
Pedro Muñiz ... Airline Clerk
Aurora Valladares Aurora Valladares ... Horse Rider
José Orraca José Orraca ... Theater Manager
Amos Rosario Amos Rosario ... Assistant
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Storyline

Santiago, a retired accountant, casually meets Angelina during one of his daily walks in Old San Juan. They soon become friends, even though she refuses to give out any personal information. Written by Juana del Pueblo

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Puerto Rico

Language:

Spanish

Also Known As:

What Happened to Santiago See more »

Filming Locations:

San Juan, Puerto Rico See more »

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Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to Jacobo Morales, this is the only one of his feature films that has gone over its initially-planned shooting schedule. Principal photography ended up taking 42 days. See more »

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Featured in Cinema Puerto Rico: una antropología visual (2014) See more »

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Life is not over after 65...
24 May 2006 | by KubricksSealSee all my reviews

Puerto Rico's greatest director, Jacobo Morales, creates a film which mixes neo-realism with surrealism creating this modern foreign masterpiece. You can compare this film with the theme of "About Schmidt" with Jack Nicholson, when his character retires from work and his life suddenly shrinks, well, the same thing happens in this film with Santiago, yet it is up to him to keep living because life is not over after 65. It was too bad this film was Oscar-nominated the same year as "Cinema Paradiso", because if not it would have definitely won Best Foreign Film. With a wonderful cast made up of Puerto Rico's finest like Gladys Rodriguez, Rene Monclova, Johana Rosaly and, of course, Don Tommy Muniz, "Lo que le paso a Santiago" is a film for those who love foreign films, but above all, for those who love life.


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