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Of Love and Shadows (1994)

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Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Francisco
... Irene
... Beatriz
... Jose
Camilo Gallardo ... Gustavo
... Mario
Jorge Rivera López ... Professor Leal (as Jorge Rivera Lopez)
Angela Ragno ... Hilda Leal
Alejandro Toccalino ... Guard at Roadblock
Alfredo Martín ... Surgeon (as Alfredo Martin)
Ana Leza ... Evangelina (as Anita Lesa)
Carmen Renard ... The Rich Widow
Cesar Parlani ... Reverend
Claudio Ciacci ... Comandant Ramirez
Daniel Alvarado ... Freedom Fighter
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Storyline

Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the underground resistance movement, Francisco opens her eyes and her heart to the atrocities being committed by the state. Written by Anonymous

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Two lovers with a dangerous secret will risk everything they have for a chance at freedom. See more »

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Drama | Romance | Thriller | War

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Rated R for a scene of strong sexuality, and for some violence | See all certifications »

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10 May 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

De amor y de sombras  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,357, 12 May 1996, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$19,710
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Irene: Good night, Chile.
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Of Love and Shadows
Music by Jose Nieto
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A good movie
22 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Isabel Allende is not the greatest writer of all time, still she has a magic touch, of that there is no doubt..A woman that has fought all of her life, gives us the pleasure to enjoy her experience in this beautiful story (as are all of her stories), that brings together two great actors (Antonio and Jennifer), and almost makes us want to be part of it,despite the danger..these were the true heroes of our time, i think that's what she's really stating, by using simplicity as a way of being, a way of life, and showing us that it can also be beautiful.. A true love story.


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