Simon Bolivar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great. His army never conquered -- it liberated.

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Alberto Arvelo
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Cast

Credited cast:
Edgar Ramírez ... Simon Bolivar (as Édgar Ramírez)
Erich Wildpret ... Antonio Jose de Sucre
María Valverde ... Maria Teresa Bolivar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Juana Acosta ... Manuela Sáenz
Mercedes Arbizu Mercedes Arbizu ... Paris Market Vendor
Imanol Arias ... Juan Domingo de Monteverde
Eliú Armas Eliú Armas ... Slave
Leandro Arvelo Leandro Arvelo ... Fernando
Marta Benvenuty Marta Benvenuty ... Voice Over (as Marta García de Polavieja)
Jon Bermúdez ... Spanish officer
Dacio Caballero ... Soldado irlandes
Ángel Caballero Ángel Caballero ... Spanish Soldier
Cameron Carlos Cameron Carlos ... Juan
Francisco Denis ... Simón Rodriguez
Alejandro Furth ... Urdaneta
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Simon Bolivar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great. His army never conquered -- it liberated.

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What kind of man would defy an Empire?


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R | See all certifications »

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At the end of the movie, it appears that Simon Bolivar is assassinated however the official story is that he died of tuberculosis lying on his bed in Santa Marta, Colombia. See more »

Quotes

Simon Bolivar: Caracas is the people. Caracas isn't the houses.
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Put together nicely, but it lack story development
3 January 2015 | by eelvingarciaSee all my reviews

I saw this film a few months back, it was a limited release film. My main reason for watching this film was for the History aspect of it, I've not seen anything that relates to the South American Revolution and was eager to see it, because no filmmaker in Hollywood has made a film with that theme.The film takes place in the early 1800s with Spain dealing with rebellion through the continent, as the people from Latin America seek freedom from Spain. So on to the review, I enjoyed the film greatly, with great visuals, superb acting, great photography. What the film lack and this is what disappointed me the most was story structure, character development. I wanted to get to know some these historic figures a lot more, it seemed rush a times, during certain scenes you wanted to know what this guy was about or some of the female characters. I felt this film had a lot of potential to be something more if they just spend more time on story and the characters.


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Country:

Venezuela | Spain

Language:

Spanish | English | French

Release Date:

24 July 2014 (Venezuela) See more »

Also Known As:

The Liberator See more »

Filming Locations:

Acarigua, Venezuela See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$69,992, 5 October 2014

Gross USA:

$113,067

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,082,098
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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