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Los viajes del viento (2009)

Not Rated | | Drama , Music | 30 April 2009 (Colombia)
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A musician travels a great distance to return an instrument to his elderly teacher.

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Ciro Guerra

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Ciro Guerra
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Cast

Credited cast:
Marciano Martínez Marciano Martínez ... Ignacio Carrillo
Yull Núñez Yull Núñez ... Fermin Morales
Agustin Nieves Agustin Nieves ... Ninz
Jose Luis Torres Jose Luis Torres ... Meyo
Carmen Molina Carmen Molina ... Tendera
Erminia Martinez Erminia Martinez ... Mujer Guajira
Justo Valdez Justo Valdez ... Batata
Juan Batista Martinez Juan Batista Martinez ... Marimbero Mayor
Hector Brito Hector Brito ... Alvaro Figueras
Guillermo Merlo Guillermo Merlo ... Cowhand 1
Clemente Herrera Clemente Herrera ... Cowhand 2
Nibaldo 'Niveo' Vergara Nibaldo 'Niveo' Vergara ... Cowhand 3
Guillermo Arzuaga Guillermo Arzuaga ... Efrain Hernandez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ruben Carrillo Ruben Carrillo ... Duelistas
Teolinda Fajardo Teolinda Fajardo ... Wayuu Woman
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Storyline

For most of his life, Ignacio Carrillo traveled the villages of northern Colombia, playing traditional songs on his accordion, a legendary instrument said to have once belonged to the devil. He eventually married and settled in a small town, leaving the nomadic life behind. But after the traumatic death of his wife, he vows to never play the accursed accordion again, and embarks on one last journey to return the instrument to its rightful owner. On the way, Ignacio is followed by Fermín, a spirited teenager determined to become his apprentice. Tired of loneliness, Ignacio accepts the young man as his pupil and together they traverse the vast Colombian terrain, discovering the musical diversity of Caribbean culture. Hardened by a life of solitude, Ignacio tries to discourage Fermín from following in his footsteps, but destiny has different plans for them. Written by Los Angeles Latino Film Festival

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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

30 April 2009 (Colombia) See more »

Also Known As:

Les voyages du vent See more »

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Colombia

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2.35 : 1
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Great Representation of Colombia
21 March 2011 | by irod2000See all my reviews

I'm a frequent visitor to Colombian's northern coast and this film shows this region very well.

By the film's title and subject, I was not expecting an action film, I knew it would move slow. Maybe because of my low expectations I found this film truly wonderful! The film shows the great variety of the region and its people. The different languages and accents. The mountain and river scenes were great. The regions of Magdalena, César and Guajira are beautifully depicted.

The story was good enough for me. I liked the questions that are left unanswered. But clearly, for me, the scenery more than carried this film.


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