Jonah and the Pink Whale (1995)

Jonás y la ballena rosada (original title)
A schoolteacher in the small city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra has a passionate affair with his frigid wife's sister--despite the risk of having to confront not only his wife, but also his dubious father-in-law.


(novel), (screenplay)
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dino García ... Jonás
María Renée Prudencio ... Julia
... Talia
... Ira
Guillermo Gil ... Patroclo
Elías Serrano ... Pablo
Percy Fernández ... Cambista
Milton Cortés ... Grigotá (as Milton Cortéz)
Juan Claudio Lechín ... Antonio
Jorge Jiménez ... Chico Lindo
Juan Carlos Valdivia ... Alex
Etelvina Peña ... Dolores
Ejti Stih ... Dr. Drought
Miriam Molina ... Emilia
Paola Chirino ... Irene


Photographer Jonas (Dino García) and teenager Julia (María Renée Prudencio) live the romance loaded with erotic adventure in the dark and wet basement of the old house where he installs his laboratory of development. She is the sister of Talía (Claudia Lobo)- his wife and both are daughters of a coffin maker who dreams of pharaonic tombs. The film shows the rise of drug trafficking, illegal trade in which Julia's family is involved, the same that ends up marrying Grigotá (Milton Cortez) the son of a powerful narco. Written by lament

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7 November 1995 (Spain)  »

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Official submission of Bolivia for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 68th Academy Awards in 1996. See more »

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