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Rosario Tijeras (2005)

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Medellín, 1989. Antonio brings Rosario to the hospital; she's shot, bleeding badly. Flashbacks, mixed with Antonio's wait at the hospital during her surgery, tell the story: Antonio and ... See full summary »

Director:

Emilio Maillé

Writers:

Marcelo Figueras, Jorge Franco Ramos (novel) (as Jorge Franco)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Flora Martínez ... Rosario Tijeras
Unax Ugalde ... Antonio
Manolo Cardona ... Emilio
Rodrigo Oviedo ... Jonhefe
Alonso Arias Alonso Arias ... Ferney
Alejandra Borrero Alejandra Borrero ... Doña Ruby
Alex Cox ... Donovan
Helios Fernández Helios Fernández ... Viejo
Enrique Sarasola Enrique Sarasola ... Juez
María Teresa Gómez María Teresa Gómez ... Enfermera
Kristina Lilley Kristina Lilley ... Mamá de Emilio
Sebastián Ospina Sebastián Ospina ... Papá de Emilio
Carlos Andrés Cadavid Carlos Andrés Cadavid ... Pato
Catalina Aristizábal Catalina Aristizábal ... Greta
Fabio Restrepo Fabio Restrepo ... Taxista (as Fabio Iván Restrepo)
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Storyline

Medellín, 1989. Antonio brings Rosario to the hospital; she's shot, bleeding badly. Flashbacks, mixed with Antonio's wait at the hospital during her surgery, tell the story: Antonio and Emilio are friends; Emilio attracts women, but is never serious about any until he meets Rosario, who has a mysterious connection to the underworld. Emilio falls for Rosario; she likes him, but she keeps their relationship compartmentalized, apart from her work. Antonio is the loyal friend who slowly falls in love with her and sticks by her in ways Emilio is incapable of. She begins to see that real love might be possible. Is it all moot in Medellín's violent landscape, or is there hope? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity, violence, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Colombia | Mexico | Spain | Brazil

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

12 August 2005 (Colombia) See more »

Also Known As:

Rosario See more »

Filming Locations:

Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film is dedicated to Helios Fernández. See more »

Connections

Remade as Rosario Tijeras (2010) See more »

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I feel love
Performed by Adassa
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Not as good as the book but you must watch it.
2 September 2005 | by franklealtSee all my reviews

Rosario is the personification of the girl from the low barrios of Medellín-Colombia (ej. Comuna nor-oriental). Rosario is the kind of girl who knows how to survive the world where she was born, places of violence and drugs and basically no love, until she's given the same poison she use to give. Flora Martinez characterizes Rosario in a wonderful way. Some things that don't go well with this film are the coincidence in musical theme with Maria full of grace and some repeated scenes in car over the same bridge. However, I recommend you read Jorge Franco's original book where this movie was adapted from (www.jorge-franco.com). This is the best Colombian movie since Maria full of grace.


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