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I Dream in Another Language (2017)

Sueño en otro idioma (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 28 July 2017 (USA)
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When a language dies, a unique vision of the world is lost forever.

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Ernesto Contreras
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Cast overview:
Fernando Álvarez Rebeil ... Martín
José Manuel Poncelis ... Isauro
Eligio Meléndez Eligio Meléndez ... Evaristo
Fátima Molina ... Lluvia
Juan Pablo de Santiago ... Evaristo joven
Hoze Meléndez ... Isauro joven
Norma Angélica ... Flaviana
Monica Miguel ... Jacinta
Nicolasa Ortíz Monasterio ... María
Héctor Jiménez ... Santiago
José Concepción Macías José Concepción Macías ... Fausto
Gabriela Cartol Gabriela Cartol ... Marthita
Juan Antonio Llanes ... Sacerdote
Mardonio Carballo ... Silverio
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A millenary language agonizes: Its last two speakers, Evaristo and Isauro (70's) had a quarrel 50 years ago and haven't spoken to each other since. Martin, a linguist, will undertake the challenge of bringing the two old friends back together and convince them to talk again in order for him to be able to obtain a record of the language. Yet, hidden in the past, in the core of the jungle, lies a secret hidden in the language that makes it difficult to believe that the heart of Zikril will beat again.

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Drama | Romance

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Screenplay awarded with the 'Sundance Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award' See more »

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Any aficionado of storytelling and the art, love and purpose of communication will not want to miss this
20 May 2018 | by robcox1980See all my reviews

Nearly every aspect of this work-of-art is perfectly complemented. Lost language and love, dying and the persistence of opportunity slipping away-so poetic and enchanting. Many movies strain for the type of majesty "Sueño en otro idioma" accomplishes seemingly effortlessly, but only one or two a year ever surface into mainstream society.

Bravo to Ernesto Contreras, cast and crew.


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Country:

Mexico | Netherlands

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

28 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$810, 30 July 2017

Gross USA:

$2,739

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$64,563
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