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Autumn Sun (1996)

Sol de otoño (original title)
Clara Goldstein is a lovely, middle-aged Jewish woman who, because of an impending visit from her American brother, is forced to create a contrived relationship with a man of her own faith.... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Clara Goldstein
... Raul Ferraro
... Palomino
... Leticia
... Cohen
Erasmo Olivera ... Nelson
Nicolás Gold ... Wilson (as Nicolás Goldschmidt)
... Silvia
Bobby Flores ... Narrator
Antonio Errico
Titina Morales
Fausto Collado
Damián Dreizik
... (as Marina Borenstein)
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Clara Goldstein is a lovely, middle-aged Jewish woman who, because of an impending visit from her American brother, is forced to create a contrived relationship with a man of her own faith. She places an ad in a personals column and meets Raul, a well-spoken, handsome and charming man whom she soon discovers is a Gentile and does not fulfill her reason for placing the ad. Having no alternative, Clara proceeds to instruct Raul with an intensive course in Judaism. Their journey is both humorous and captivating, but not without pitfalls. These two mature people risk a last chance at a meaningful relationship in their lives. Written by Fiona Kelleghan <fkelleghan@aol.com>

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A love story for the young at heart.

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8 August 1996 (Argentina)  »

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Fascinating! Just perfect!
26 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

Calling out to the crew of Love Actually: This IS the way to make a romance movie, yours is the way NOT to!!!

I'm absolutely stunned by Sol De Otoño! It's an adorable love story, and a great movie with flawless cinematography and excellent acting. I was surprised to see it's THIS good! I couldn't help marvel at such a great acting made merely of face gestures, and a story that's handled so well. I guess I'm not exaggerating my feelings when I say this kind of movie comes once in a decade, if that.

The DVD I have is not exactly DVD quality, and it's disappointing to see such a fabulous movie on a below-par video quality. But still, it was one of the best 105 minutes of my life! Anyone with a heart, and anyone with the least bit of a taste on movies, will certainly LOVE this flick! It's lots of fun, and a magnificent art work at the same time.

Sol De Otoño is entertaining, yet poignant and touching. It's a well-kneaded mixture of first class art and great entertainment. Definitely the best Argentine movie I've seen, and probably the best movie I've seen overall.

A perfect 10/10 from me.


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