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Danzón (1991)

Julia (Rojo) is a phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the danzon: a cuban dance very popular in Mexico and Central America. Every wednesday ... See full summary »

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María Novaro
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Cast overview, first billed only:
María Rojo ... Julia Solórzano
Carmen Salinas ... Doña Tí
Tito Vasconcelos ... Susy
Margarita Isabel Margarita Isabel ... Silvia
Víctor Carpinteiro Víctor Carpinteiro ... Rubén
Cheli Godínez Cheli Godínez ... Tere
Daniel Rergis Daniel Rergis ... Carmelo
Adyari Cházaro Adyari Cházaro ... Perla
Blanca Guerra ... Colorada
César Sobrevals César Sobrevals ... Chucho
Mikhail Kaminin Mikhail Kaminin ... Russian sailor
Rodrigo Gómez Rodrigo Gómez ... Malena
Sergio Colmenares Sergio Colmenares ... Karla
Ángel de Valle Ángel de Valle ... Yadira
Luis Gerardo Luis Gerardo ... Juan El Padrote
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Julia (Rojo) is a phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the danzon: a cuban dance very popular in Mexico and Central America. Every wednesday Julia does the danzon with Carmelo (Rergis) in the old "Salon Colonia". They've danced for years but barely know each other. One night Carmelo disappears without a trace. Feeling lonely and sad, Julia takes a train to Veracruz, where she knows Carmelo has a brother. That sudden trip will change Julia's life forever. Written by Maximiliano Maza <mmaza@campus.mty.itesm.mx>

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for elements of sensuality | See all certifications »
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Granada
Music by Agustín Lara
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It's a love thing
22 October 1998 | by tito-13See all my reviews

Julia is a middle aged phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the "Danzon": an elegant, romantic Cuban dance popular in Caribbean Latin America.

Julia wants to taste one great romance in her life before she feels she will have lost what's left of her beauty. Like a ritual, each Wednesday Julia dances the Danzon with the dashing, mysterious and still handsome Carmelo in the old "Salon Colonia". They've danced for years but barely know each other.

One night Carmelo disappears without a trace. Suddenly bereft, Julia abandons well-regulated obligations and responsibilities and sets off on a long distance odyssey, searching for her missing cavalier. These comic, touching and ultimately triumphant adventures lead Julia to a deeper comprehension of the meaning of life and true happiness.


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Country:

Mexico | Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

27 June 1991 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Elämän tahdit See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,096, 27 September 1992

Gross USA:

$450,501

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$450,501
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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