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Bolivar Is Me (2002)
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Bolivar Is Me (2002)
Original name: Bolivar soy Yo
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Santiago Miranda¸ an actor representing Bolivar in a television series¸ leaves furious recording because it disagrees with the scripts they oblige die Bolívar¸ against the wall. Between the lucidity and the madness¸ Miranda really acts as a Bolívar prepared to perform any act that allows to conclude the unifying of the Liberator task and as an actor which seeks to rewrite reality to make it look to the dreams of Simón Bolívar.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting, parody
Plot: actor's life, politics, revolution, political unrest, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, state affairs, irony, delusion, obsession, satire, actor, general, self delusion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, colombia

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