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Bolivia (1999)

Unrated | | Drama | 11 April 2002 (Argentina)
A Bolivian immigrant working illegally as a cook in a small restaurant in Buenos Aires suffers abuse and discrimination from its customers.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Freddy Flores Freddy Flores ... Freddy (as Freddy Waldo Flores)
Rosa Sánchez Rosa Sánchez ... Rosa
Oscar Bertea Oscar Bertea ... Oso (as Oscar 'Oso' Bertea)
Enrique Liporace ... Enrique Galmes
Marcelo Videla Marcelo Videla ... Marcelo
Héctor Anglada Héctor Anglada ... Héctor, the Salesman
Alberto Mercado Alberto Mercado ... Mercado
Luis Enrique Caetano Luis Enrique Caetano ... Hombre Locutorio I
Rodolfo Resch Rodolfo Resch ... Hombre Locutorio II
Rafael Ferro ... Borracho
Rafael Solano Rafael Solano ... Policia Civil
Claudio Iturrieta Claudio Iturrieta ... Policia Civil II
Armando Doral Armando Doral ... Dueño Pensión (as Miguel Armando Doral)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Evander Holyfield ... Himself (archive footage)
Mike Tyson ... Himself (archive footage)
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Storyline

A Bolivian immigrant working illegally as a cook in a small restaurant in Buenos Aires suffers abuse and discrimination from its customers.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Argentina | Netherlands

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

11 April 2002 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

Bolivia See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,899, 2 March 2003

Gross USA:

$33,098

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,451
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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75 minutes of pleasure
9 November 2002 | by boudu_sauve_des_eauxSee all my reviews

Xenophobia in the third world. Can you believe that. Caetano is possibly the most interesting Argentine director of the 2000s. There is no heros here. Only good characters in a interesting urban collage. Short and entertaining. 8/10


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