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The Lady and the Reaper (2009)

The Lady and the Reaper (La dama y la muerte) (original title)
All alone in her room, a solitary elderly widow lying on her deathbed yearns to reunite with her beloved late husband, nevertheless, the road to the afterlife can be long, while on the other hand, today's modern medicine works miracles.
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Miguel Angel Perez Miguel Angel Perez ... Death / Doctor / Dog (voice)
Eva Molina Eva Molina ... Lady / Nurses / Dog (voice)
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A sweet old lady is living alone in her farm, waiting for the arrival of death to meet her beloved husband again. One night, while sleeping, her life fades out and she is invited to cross death's door. Bue when she is about to do so, the old lady wakes up inside a hospital's ward: and arrogant doctor has taken her back to life and he will fight hard against death to recover the old lady's life at any cost. Written by Anonymous

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Connections

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We'll Meet Again
By Ross Parker and Hugh Charles (as Hugh Charles)
Performed by The Turtles
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humor as package
29 August 2014 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

pure comedy. hilarious in great style. crazy humor. but... it could be only the package. for many films, the end represents the key/the great revelation. not in this case. because the run, the battle between Death and the good looking doctor is , for me, only the package for the state of old lady who prefers the meeting with her husband against the gray life. the show is only the manner to not transform entire story in a sentimental one. and the success is guaranteed. but the flavor of first part remains. so, a film for the dark comedy fans but , in same measure, for the admirers of lovely stories about solitude. so, must see it !


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19 February 2010 (USA) See more »

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