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Coronation (2000)

Coronación (original title)
A lonely man becomes increasingly obsessed with the beautiful teenager he used to help care for his grandmother.

Director:

Silvio Caiozzi

Writers:

Silvio Caiozzi, José Donoso (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
María Cánepa María Cánepa ... Elisa de Ábalos
Julio Jung Julio Jung ... Andrés Ábalos
Myriam Palacios Myriam Palacios ... Rosario
Gabriela Medina Gabriela Medina ... Lourdes
Adela Secall Adela Secall ... Estela
Boris Quercia Boris Quercia ... Andrés joven
Pablo Krögh Pablo Krögh ... Carlos joven / Locutor de radio (voice)
Luis Dubó Luis Dubó ... René
César López César López ... Verdolero
Paulo Meza Paulo Meza ... Mario
César Arredondo César Arredondo ... Entrenador fútbol
María Izquierdo María Izquierdo ... Dora
Juan S. Cuevas Juan S. Cuevas ... Ayudante entrenador (as Juan Cuevas)
Alfonso Rojas Alfonso Rojas ... Matón
Mauricio Pesutic Mauricio Pesutic ... Don Ramón
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Storyline

The elderly heir of a formerly wealthy and respected Chilean family, Andres, suffers from decadence and solitude. He hires young Estela in order to look after his tiranic and almost crazy grandmother. The differences in class and age don't stop Andres from courting Estela, whose fiancé Mario tries to make some money with the passions of his well-off rival. The suffocating atmosphere of the run-down mansion in the outskirts of Santiago represents the deterioration of the bourgeoisie, and sets the scene for the total collapse of Andres. Written by susanneigler

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Cuando sólo queda ... el dolor de una pasión

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Official Sites:

Andrea Films

Country:

Chile

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

27 April 2000 (Chile) See more »

Also Known As:

A Coroação See more »

Filming Locations:

Santiago, Chile See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Andrea Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Connections

Remake of Coronation (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Cumbia del terremoto
Written by Luis Advis
Lyrics by Luis Advis
Performed by Víctor Gabriel Figueroa
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Remake of a classic?
31 March 2007 | by ano_nimassSee all my reviews

I absolutely loved this movie.

Satyajit Ray's Jalsaghar tackled a similar theme.

Jalsaghar (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051792/)

Also, could this Chilean version be a remake of a 1976 Mexican classic also called Coronacion?

Coronacion (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072823/)

The movie invokes the crumbling of colonial values and ethos so poignantly.

However, is the next generation (of the maid and her paramour) any better than the fading one of the landlord?

The acting is really deep and well performed.

Also cinematography and lighting for such themes which is always a challenge, are done very well.

The movie really makes you think of what will happen to any family at the top of the game, if a tradition is not put in place to preserve the values and vitality.


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