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The Dark Side of the Heart 2 (2001)

El lado oscuro del corazón 2 (original title)
In Buenos Aires, a poet thinks about time and death while continuing his search for the perfect woman.


Eliseo Subiela


Eliseo Subiela
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Credited cast:
Darío Grandinetti ... Oliverio
Ariadna Gil ... Alejandra
Sandra Ballesteros Sandra Ballesteros ... Ana
Nacha Guevara ... La Muerte
Manuel Bandera ... El Muerte
Santiago Ramos ... Joaquín
Pepe Novoa Pepe Novoa ... Paco / barman
Carolina Pelleritti Carolina Pelleritti ... Miranda / bulb woman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kun Balcain Kun Balcain ... El tiempo
Mirko Callaci Mirko Callaci ... Lanzallamas
Jorge Camba Jorge Camba ... Invitado
Alejandra Condomi Alcorta Alejandra Condomi Alcorta ... Empleada sombrería
Miguel Dedovich Miguel Dedovich
Belén Fabra
Javos Frontera Javos Frontera ... Malabarista
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I cannot believe nobody has posted a comment on this movie
3 September 2003 | by JaylangSee all my reviews

I first saw this movie a few years ago - probably at Montreal Film Festival - and was pleased with everything I saw. At the time I had not seen the First ''Lado Oscuro de Corazon".

Labelled as ''2'' this is not a true sequel but more a clin d'oeil to american cinema that so often gross us out on repeated capital exploitation of a weak

story line and benign subject for the sole purpose of attracting to the mass... this is not what we have here - but more like an interesting poetic broodling on the subject of Man/Woman mysteries

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Release Date:

5 July 2001 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

A szív sötét oldala 2. See more »

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1.85 : 1
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