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Ambar is a trip that goes beyond the certainties of reality to reveal an astounding world governed only by imagination. When a famous hunter and his young apprentice go on an expedition ... See full summary »

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Luis Estrada

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Luis Estrada (screenplay), Hugo Hiriart (play) (as Hugo Iriart) | 2 more credits »
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Jorge Russek ... Corbett
Alfredo Sevilla Alfredo Sevilla ... Comlor
Martín Altomaro ... Max joven
Muni Lubezki Muni Lubezki ... Max viejo
Héctor Bonilla ... Claser-Kluski
Alejandro Reyes Alejandro Reyes ... Sami
José Carlos Rodríguez José Carlos Rodríguez ... Sir Alcofridas Nassier
Pedro Armendáriz Jr. ... Comisario
Angélica Aragón ... Armandina
Gabriela Roel ... Amarilis
Sasha Sasha ... Angélica
Daniel Giménez Cacho ... Bufón
Emilio Echevarría ... Capitán Borsac
Ana Ofelia Murguía Ana Ofelia Murguía ... Frau Buschberger
Brígida Alexander Brígida Alexander ... Mamá de Kluzki
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Ambar is a trip that goes beyond the certainties of reality to reveal an astounding world governed only by imagination. When a famous hunter and his young apprentice go on an expedition looking for the mythical world of Bogonsor, a place that promises riches as well as fearsome dangers, they start the adventure that will change their destinies. Surrounded by fabulous landscapes, extraordinary beings and impossible visions, Ambar is an obscure mystery that awaits discovery. Written by IMCINE

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

29 August 1997 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Amber See more »

Filming Locations:

Catemaco, Veracruz, Mexico See more »

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