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Papeles secundarios (1989)

117 min | Drama

An aging actress gets trapped in the generational conflicts and political scheming of a well-known but decaying theater company and loses her career and the hope of ever loving again. Selected one of the 100 Best Latin American Films of ...See moreAn aging actress gets trapped in the generational conflicts and political scheming of a well-known but decaying theater company and loses her career and the hope of ever loving again. Selected one of the 100 Best Latin American Films of All Times (#29), Poll of Latin American Critics (1996). Cuban entry as Best Foreign Film for Oscars, 1990. Chosen as Best Cuban Film of the decade of 1980's by National Critics Association, See less
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Writers
Osvaldo Sánchez (screenplay) (story) | Orlando Rojas (story) | Jorge Luis Álvarez (original idea) | Oswaldo Delgado Sánchez (screenplay) (story) & 3 more
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Updated Sep 7, 1989

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Sep 7, 1989 (Spain)

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19 cast members
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Rosita Fornés
Rosa Soto Rosa Soto   See fewer
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Juan Luis Galiardo
Alejandro Alejandro   See fewer
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Leonor Arocha
María María   See fewer
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María Isabel Díaz Lago
Beba (as María Isabel Díaz) Beba (as María Isabel Díaz)   See fewer
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Carlos Cruz
López-Treto López-Treto   See fewer
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Miriam Socarras
La Mulatonga La Mulatonga   See fewer
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Paula Ali
Jefa del Sindicato Jefa del Sindicato   See fewer
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Leonor Borrero
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Micheline Calvert
Micheline Micheline   See fewer
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Elio Mesa
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Dolores Pedro
Rosa Soto's secretary Rosa Soto's secretary   See fewer
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Edith Massola
Young Mirtha Young Mirtha   See fewer
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Hilda Rabilero
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Fernándo Bermudez
Fernando Fernando   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 40 votes