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Qué tan lejos (2006)

Not Rated | | Drama | 2006 (Ecuador)
Esperanza and Tristeza both have to get to Cuenca. However, by an unlucky turn of events, the bus they are on gets delayed due to a worker strike. Taking their journey into their own hands,... See full summary »

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Tania Hermida

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Tania Hermida
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Cast

Credited cast:
Pancho Aguirre Pancho Aguirre ... Jesus
José Alvear José Alvear ... Camarografo
Ruth Basante Ruth Basante ... Senora del Bus
Pato Borja Pato Borja ... Locutor de Radio
María Carrasco María Carrasco ... Nina en la Boda
Cachito Castro Cachito Castro ... Narración partido de Fútbol
Tomás Ciuffardi Tomás Ciuffardi ... Esposo Aninado
Cristian Alba Colcha Cristian Alba Colcha ... Piojo
Josué Durán Josué Durán ... Nino en la Boda
Ma. José Elizalde Ma. José Elizalde ... Esposa Mal Genio
Alfredo Espinosa Alfredo Espinosa ... Periodista
Ricardo González Ricardo González ... Iguana
Ernesto Guerra Ernesto Guerra ... Narración partido de Fútbol
Carla Jarrín Carla Jarrín ... Nina del Bus
Liceth Latorre Liceth Latorre ... Nina de Joyagshi
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Esperanza and Tristeza both have to get to Cuenca. However, by an unlucky turn of events, the bus they are on gets delayed due to a worker strike. Taking their journey into their own hands, they decide to hitchhike to Cuenca. Along the way they meet interesting characters who help them re-evaluate the purpose of their journey. Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

Ecuador

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

2006 (Ecuador) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Ecuador

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(European Film Market)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Que tan lejos
2 October 2009 | by vrciminoSee all my reviews

As an American who has spent several years visiting back and forth Ecuador I thought it was a wonderful movie. The dialog between Esperanza and Tristeza keep the viewer interested and Jesús and later Andrés add much to the film. The vistas of Ecuador are beautiful and a picture says a million words. As a high school Spanish teacher I found it an excellent source when we talk about dialects of Spanish. As a teacher of high school I am very picky about what I show to the students as I don't want to show inappropriate films to them. This picture was pretty much a PG-13 film based on using the f word once and there are introductions to the person that a narrator makes that use inappropriate information such as her first period or his first orgasm....Nevertheless, overlooking those few seconds of inappropriate for high school material showing this film is an excellent idea, I just fast-forwarded that stuff which again takes up very little less than 1 minute. I highly recommend it to teachers or anyone who would like to see what Ecuador looks like in the countryside and have a very good plot. My AP Spanish students loved it and my wife from Ecuador was cracking up when she saw it. Super pleno.


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