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Courage (1999)

Coraje (original title)


Alberto Durant


Alonso Alegría (screen treatment), Andrés Cotler (screen treatment) | 4 more credits »


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Complete credited cast:
Olenka Cepeda Olenka Cepeda ... María Elena
Rosana Pastor ... Jimena
Salvador del Solar ... Humberto
Jorge Chiarella Jorge Chiarella ... Pascual
Martín Abriqueta Martín Abriqueta ... Gustavo
Maria Teresa Zuñiga Maria Teresa Zuñiga ... Paulina
Ana Ponce Ana Ponce ... Gorda
Aristóteles Picho Aristóteles Picho ... García
Juan Manuel Ochoa Juan Manuel Ochoa ... Paulina's Husband
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erick Aquino Erick Aquino ... Reportero Radio 2
Carmen Areal Carmen Areal ... Moderadora
Ruth Argente Ruth Argente ... Recepcionista Hotel 2
Lucila Astudillo Lucila Astudillo ... Madre de María Elena
Sandro Bellido Sandro Bellido ... Terrorista 4
Jorge Brea Jorge Brea ... Botones


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2 December 1999 (Netherlands) See more »

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True story of courage confronting terrorism and social strife
7 May 1999 | by gonz30See all my reviews

This Peruvian-Spanish co-production is based on the real life story of Maria Elena Moyano, a woman fighting against all odds in her country, Peru: Latin machismo, terrorism by the infamous "Shining Path", threats from policemen, a government distrustul of her intentions,...all on behalf of an oppressed population, additionally burdened by poverty, and lack of basic infrastructure. As the different groups start discrediting her, she becomes the target of attacks from all sides. The picture is a rarity in Latin American, where stories of female COURAGE abound but are seldom told, and never before like this on film.

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