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Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)

Cronaca di una morte annunciata (original title)
In a small village in Latin America, Santiago Nasar is killed in the morning, which surprises nobody. The Vicario brothers were openly declaring they would kill him to regain the lost honor... See full summary »

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Francesco Rosi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rupert Everett ... Bayardo San Roman
Ornella Muti ... Angela Vicario
Gian Maria Volontè ... Dr. Cristo Bedoya
Irene Papas ... Angela's mother
Lucia Bosé ... Placida Linero
Anthony Delon ... Santiago Nasar
Alain Cuny ... Widower
Sergi Mateu ... Young Cristo Bedoya
Silverio Blasi Silverio Blasi ... Lázaro Aponte
Carlos Miranda Carlos Miranda
Rogerio Miranda Rogerio Miranda
Vicky Hernández Vicky Hernández ... Clotilde Armenta
Leonor González Leonor González
Caroline Lang Caroline Lang ... Margot
Carolina Rosi ... Flora Miguel
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Storyline

In a small village in Latin America, Santiago Nasar is killed in the morning, which surprises nobody. The Vicario brothers were openly declaring they would kill him to regain the lost honor of their young sister, Angela. It's the way and custom of the country. Nothing and nobody would have prevent it. It was a foretold death . Let see how and why. Written by Jean-Marie Berthiaume <jiembe@videotron.ca>

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Country:

Italy | France | Colombia

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

8 May 1987 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Crónica de una muerte anunciada See more »

Filming Locations:

Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director Francesco Rosi was so appalled with Rupert Everett's Spanish accent that he had his voice dubbed for the final print. See more »

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Referenced in Unico - Francesco Rosi racconta Gian Maria Volonté (2014) See more »

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Very good movie
22 March 2004 | by victormartinezmorenoSee all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was a little boy, just 10 years old. I'm almost 21 now and I will remember this one forever. This is one of those movies you once see, and love so much, but are afraid of not getting another chance to see it again. I have forgotten some parts of the film, and i would do anything to see it again, just to remember it to see if it still would be one of my favourites. So i hope someone reads this and maybe can help me? I liked it so much I sudently got interested of reading Gabriel Garcia Marquez' tales and books, so I told my father to read some of them for me. I now am a big fan of Garcia Marquez. I'm a movie lover and my favourite movies are such as The Usual Supects, The Shawshank Redemption, Memento, Schindler's List, Life is Beautiful + many, many more. Good movie. Please forgive me for my bad english... Peace y'all


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