Movies like A Matter of Faith 1995

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A Matter of Faith (1995)
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A Matter of Faith (1995)
Original name: Cuestión de fe
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cuestión de fe es un largometraje producido en Bolivia en 1995, dirigida por Marcos Loayza. En esta película participa Jorge Ortiz y Elías Serrano. La película trata de una imagen sagrada que debe ser trasladada por encargo desde una región altiplánica hacia el oriente del país. Pero durante el viaje, la virgen es robada en uno de los pueblos de las regiones andinas y llevado a la región de los Yungas, los protagonistas tratan de recuperar la imagen sagrada, pero al final, llegan a un acuerdo con los pobladores en los Yungas y la imagen se queda en un pueblo de dicha región.
Style: suspense
Plot: jungle, journey, on the road, religion, friendship, misfit, crime boss, shooting, sculptor, gambler, friend, drink, drinking, faith, gangster, card playing, wood carving, pickup truck, street market, metaphor, virgin mary statue, statue
Place: bolivia

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