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La fiesta del Chivo (2005)

Urania Cabral returns to Santo Domingo, after several years, and remembers her and her family's relationship to Rafael Trujillo, the Dominican dictator, as well as the events surrounding his assassination.

Director:

Luis Llosa

Writers:

Luis Llosa (screenplay), Augusto Cabada (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomas Milian ... Rafael Leonidas Trujillo
Isabella Rossellini ... Urania
Paul Freeman ... Agustín Cabral
Juan Diego Botto ... Amadito García Guerrero
Stephanie Leonidas ... Uranita
Shawn Elliott ... Johnny Abbes
Murphy Guyer Murphy Guyer ... Turk
David Zayas ... Antonio de la Maza
Steven Bauer ... Juan José Viñas
Carlos Miranda Carlos Miranda ... Antonio Imbert Barrera
Eileen Atkins ... Aunt Adelina
Clare Cathcart Clare Cathcart ... Lucinda
Gary Piquer ... Galindez
Jordan Lage ... Gral. Pupo Román
Richard Bekins ... Manuel Alfonso
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Based on the best-selling novel by Mario Vargas Llosa, this is the story of Urania Cabral, a beautiful, kind, intelligent and independent Manhattan lawyer whom, after 30 years returns to República Dominicana to face her ghosts... and the horrifying circumstances that altered her life forever when she was a teenager and Rafael Leónidas Trujillo a.k.a El Chivo (The Goat) was the iron-handed ruler of this island paradise... after Urania faces her past, nothing in her present or future will ever be the same again. Written by Miguel Cane (Stepford@yahoo.com)

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Drama

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Country:

Dominican Republic | Spain | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2006 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Feast of the Goat See more »

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Budget:

€8,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

All the exteriors were filmed in Santo Domingo, but the studio filming was done in Spain. See more »

Goofs

The National Police (Policia Nacional) of Dominican Republic was the color green in Trujillo's Era, however, on the film it appears yellow. The Nacional Police was not yellow until 2004-2005. See more »

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they don't get it
8 August 2007 | by insufraSee all my reviews

The problem with this film is that you have a director ,producer from other countries and actors speaking castilian they don't get the feeling of the era of Trujillo's's dictatorship,and can't make it work, I Lived that ERA, the fear of Trujillo's SIM (Intelligence Service) was tremendous and one thing that distinguish that Era was that those that served the regime were very protective of any anti-Trujillo's's ideas and served as an extension of his government to protect their own lives and that of their families, fear of him and his goons (Johnny Abe), although at the time of this movie things were changing was enormous, you never get that feeling during this movie, to me this film is just one of thousands,that were lived in the country in his 30 years.


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