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Raging Sun, Raging Sky (2009)

Rabioso sol, rabioso cielo (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 16 October 2009 (Mexico)
A story of love, sex and destiny, by director Julian Hernandez. Youthful Kieri and Ryo share a deep and passionate love for each other. Kieri sets off in search of his soul mate after Ryo ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Jorge Becerra Jorge Becerra ... Kieri
Javier Oliván Javier Oliván ... Tari
Guillermo Villegas ... Ryo
Giovanna Zacarías ... Tatei - El corazón del cielo
Joaquín Rodríguez Joaquín Rodríguez ... Andrés
Juan Carlos Torres Juan Carlos Torres ... Umberto
Fabian Storniolo Fabian Storniolo ... Sergio
Harold Torres ... Bruno
Clarissa Rendón Clarissa Rendón ... Meche
Baltimore Beltran Baltimore Beltran ... Boxeador
Rubén Santiago Rubén Santiago ... Jonás
Rubén Ángel Rubén Ángel ... Muchacho del mercado
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A story of love, sex and destiny, by director Julian Hernandez. Youthful Kieri and Ryo share a deep and passionate love for each other. Kieri sets off in search of his soul mate after Ryo is kidnapped. A female spirit is with Kieri as he searches for Ryo. Ryo escapes and the pair will have to work hard to prove their love for each other as obstacles are placed in their path along the way. Written by Idaho Movie Addict

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Mexico

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Spanish

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16 October 2009 (Mexico) See more »

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Raging Sun, Raging Sky See more »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Abundant nudity, but cold as ice
3 April 2012 | by jm10701See all my reviews

This movie is visually stunning but otherwise almost completely unsatisfying. There is more full male nudity than in any other non-porn movie I have ever seen, and the casual way it is handled is marvelously refreshing; but despite abundant nudity and the theme of gay love interrupted and reclaimed, this is the LEAST erotic and the LEAST romantic movie I have seen in ages.

Every second of its over three hours is so tightly choreographed, every slightest movement so obsessively under the director's control, that it might as well be claymation. It is bloodless and cold, so cerebral that the flesh on abundant display might just as well be clay in an animator's studio.

As long as I had no idea who anybody was, how they were related to one another, and what the point of the movie was, I was fascinated just watching the people move like dancers through the fantastic sets and landscapes. But when its point began to come clear, that point was so trite that I wished it had stayed cold and confusing but fascinating to watch.

Overall, though, I'm glad I watched it, because it changed ME in a way I never would have expected. I discovered for the first time that I've spent all my life thinking of Mexico as a barbaric country full of poverty, drug lords, brutality, violence, filth, ugliness and absolutely nothing worthwhile. A country like that could not have given birth to a movie as accomplished and sophisticated as this movie is, so I'm completely overhauling my attitude toward our neighbor to the south.


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