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A film about a classical composer who goes insane.

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Pablo Larraín
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Cast

Cast overview:
Benjamín Vicuña ... Eliseo Montalbán
Gastón Pauls ... Ricardo Coppa
Francisca Imboden Francisca Imboden ... Georgina
María Izquierdo María Izquierdo ... Madre de Eliseo
Willy Semler Willy Semler ... Padre de Eliseo
Héctor Noguera ... Klaus Roth
Alfredo Castro ... Claudio
Alejandro Trejo Alejandro Trejo ... Pacian
Paulina Urrutia Paulina Urrutia ... Macarena
Mateo Iribarren Mateo Iribarren ... Rage
Marcial Tagle Marcial Tagle ... Miguel
José Soza José Soza ... Carlitos
Luis Dubó Luis Dubó ... Dubo
Héctor Morales Héctor Morales ... Toño
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A film about a classical composer who goes insane.

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Drama | Music | Thriller

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Official Sites:

Official site [Chile]

Country:

Argentina | Chile

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

27 March 2006 (Chile) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$94,568 (Chile), 31 March 2006, Limited Release
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Fabula See more »
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Color
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stupid ans pretentious
13 September 2008 | by fraunaSee all my reviews

The best way to define this movie is... such a waste. Very good Chilean actors (like the sublime Alfredo Castro) and a bunch of pianos are destroyed in this movie, a stupid and pretentious story about a musician that went mentally insane (the handsome Benjamin Vicuña) and another musician who's trying to find him and steal his music (God knows why, the music is not even that good). Nice idea, but just the idea. Larrain, the director, probably watched too many '90s video clips in his young life: the movie is a poor mix of Madonna and Guns and Roses nineties videos, with yes, the blood, the flying curtains, the pianos, etc. etc. He (the director) just missed the beautiful girl running through dark corridors wearing a long and sexy white gown. But well, Benjamin Vicuna is more feminine and delicate than a lot of girls you see around, so is almost the same.


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