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Love in the Time of Cholera (movie)

4 Ratings: 3.8
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review by . March 06, 2009
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Having been to Cartegna (where a great deal of this movie is shot), I was impressed by the cinematography that capture the beauty of the old portions of the city and the Colombian countryside in general!     The story is a lifetime love story (of Garica Marquez's great-grandfather?) of Florentino, who works in the Cartegna Western-Union type shop. One day Florentino spies Fermina and is instantly smitten. He goes home to compose a love-letter to her which literally is as long …
review by . May 27, 2009
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The story opens in a South American city in the 1800s, where young telegraph operator Florentino (Javier Bardem) sees the lovely Fermina and instantly falls in love. Her father forbids it, the two are parted, and the years pass. Fermina meets a sophisticated doctor (Benjamin Bratt) who is more to her father's liking, while Florentino pines away for his lost love, finding solace in the arms of other women.     I haven't read the novel, so I was able to thoroughly enjoy the …
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