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Even the Rain (2010)

También la lluvia (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, History | 5 January 2011 (Spain)
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As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.

Director:

Icíar Bollaín

Writer:

Paul Laverty
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Tosar ... Costa
Gael García Bernal ... Sebastián
Juan Carlos Aduviri ... Daniel / Atuey
Karra Elejalde ... Antón / Colón
Raúl Arévalo ... Juan / Montesinos
Carlos Santos ... Alberto / Las Casas
Cassandra Ciangherotti ... María
Milena Soliz Milena Soliz ... Belén / Panuca
Leónidas Chiri Leónidas Chiri ... Teresa
Ezequiel Díaz Ezequiel Díaz ... Bruno
Pau Cólera Pau Cólera ... Actor capitán
Vicente Romero ... Actor comandante
Antonio Mora Antonio Mora ... Actor franciscano
Daniel Currás Daniel Currás ... Soldado gallego
Glenda Rodríguez Glenda Rodríguez ... Asistente casting
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Spanish director Sebastián, his executive producer Costa and all his crew are in Bolivia, in the Cochabamba area, to shoot a motion picture about Christopher Columbus, his first explorations and the way the Spaniards treated the Indians at the time. Costa has chosen this place because the budget of the film is tight and here he can hire supernumeraries, local actors and extras on the cheap. Things go more or less smoothly until a conflict erupts over the privatization of the water supply. The trouble is that one of the local actors, is a leading activist in the protest movement. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Spain Conquered the New World for Gold 500 Years Later, Water is Gold Not Much Else has Changed...

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Drama | History

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The movie was Great!
2 September 2016 | by rahilpSee all my reviews

I really enjoyed the film "Even in the Rain" because the movie had two stories going side by side. It was like a movie inside a movie, which was one thing that I really enjoyed about the movie. Overall the movie was very easy to understand. There might have been one scene that was not that clear to me but I got the general idea of it anyways so it was not really a big problem. If this was an American film the problem would have been solved in the movie, so it different from American films. To my understanding the problem was not resolved in this film. This film taught me how people in other parts of the world are living today and that people do not have the things that we take for granted all time. Also this film sort of taught us about the past which I taught was very interesting. It showed us how the British were treating the Natives. If was the director of this film I would have made it so at the end of the film everyone had water.


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Spain | Mexico | France

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Release Date:

5 January 2011 (Spain) See more »

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Filming Locations:

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Opening Weekend USA:

$53,730, 20 February 2011

Gross USA:

$518,017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,313,485
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2.35 : 1
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