No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)

No One Writes to the Colonel
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 58mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Fernando Luján Actor The Colonel 1 1000001
Salma Hayek Actor Julia 1 1000002
Marisa Paredes Actor Lola 1 1000003
Ernesto Yanez Actor Don Sabas 1 1000004
Rafael Inclan Actor Father Angel 1 1000005
Daniel Giménez Cacho Actor Nogales 1 1000006
Esteban Soberones Actor German 1 1000007
Patricia Reyes Spindola Actor Jacinta 1 1000008
Odiseo Bichir Actor Doctor Pardo 1 1000009
Julian Pastor Actor Lugones 1 1000010
Eugenio Lobo Actor Alvaro 1 1000011
Arturo Ripstein Director n/a 2 2000001
Jorge Sanchez Producer n/a 3 3000001
Laura Imperiale Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Mariela Besuievsky Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Gerardo Herrero Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Thierry Forte Co-Producer n/a 170 3000005
Paz Garciadiego Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Gabriel Márquez Source Material (from novel) ("No One Writes to the Colonel") 120793 4000002
Guillermo Granillo Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Fernando Pardo Editor n/a 172 7000001
David Mansfield Music n/a 120781 8000001
Antonio Munohierro Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Guadalupe Sanchez Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Jorge Ruiz Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Miren Gea Publicity n/a 120789 29000001
Synopsis
Every Friday for longer than the locals can remember, the Colonel waits by the dock for a letter announcing the arrival of the government pension he has been promised year after year. Too blinded by the shame of his poverty, he waits in vain, solemnly believing that he will get what he is due rather than tending to the hunger that ravishes his family members.
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