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Lo que le pasó a Santiago (1989)

| Comedy, 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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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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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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This is the only film from Puerto Rico to ever be nominated in the Best Foreign Language Motion Picture category. See more »

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

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Fun and Romance
31 May 2002 | by lvillalt99See all my reviews

This movie was nominated to the Best Foreign Film Oscar alongside Cinema Paradiso. It is a different kind of movie, yet deserving of that honor. This movie showcases Puerto Rican Film, by presenting performances by actors that are mostly known for TV work that show their range.

I would call it the antithesis of a "coming of age" film. It presents in Santiago, the main character, how life can begin again at any age.


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