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Cóndores no entierran todos los días (1984)

In Colombia, from the second half of the nineteenth century, two political parties; The traditional liberal and conservative ¸ fought a series of civil wars for almost one hundred years of ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Frank Ramírez Frank Ramírez ... Leon Maria Lozano
Isabela Corona ... Dona Gertrudis Potes
Victor Hugo Morant Victor Hugo Morant ... Padre Amaya (as Víctor Morant)
Santiago García Santiago García ... Rosendo Zapata
Luis Chiape Luis Chiape ... Gustavo Gardeazabal
Juan Gentile Juan Gentile ... Andres Santacoloma
Vicky Hernández Vicky Hernández ... Agripina
Antonio Aparicio Antonio Aparicio ... Lamparilla
Carlos Parada Carlos Parada ... Atehortua
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rafael Bohórquez Rafael Bohórquez ... Alvarado
Edgardo Román Edgardo Román ... Indio Arango
Jairo Soto Jairo Soto
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In Colombia, from the second half of the nineteenth century, two political parties; The traditional liberal and conservative ¸ fought a series of civil wars for almost one hundred years of bloodshed in the country. The last of these To know as "La Violencia" ¸ began following the assassination of popular leader Jorge Eliecer Gaitan ¸ The April 9, 1948. That day began a dark period that lasted a decade in which met the key role hired murderers ¸ called "Pajaros" ¸ such as Leon Maria Lozano ¸ The most notorious of all. "The Condor." Written by Diego Alvarez

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Country:

Colombia

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Spanish

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12 November 1987 (Hungary) See more »

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The definitive film about "La Violencia"
24 May 2000 | by jcardosoSee all my reviews

Loosely translated as `Condors are not buried every day', Cóndores is by far the best Colombian film about political violence in the fifties. Colombian star Frank Ramírez masterly portrays León María Lozano, `El Cóndor', a conservative party member that becomes a ruthless killer of political opponents. Based on the bestseller novel from Gustavo Alvarez Gardeazábal.


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