No One Writes to the Colonel (film)
|No One Writes to the Colonel|
|Directed by||Arturo Ripstein|
|Produced by||Mariela Besuievski|
|Written by||Paz Alicia Garciadiego
Gabriel García Márquez
|Editing by||Fernando Pardo|
|Release date(s)||2 June 1999|
|Running time||118 minutes|
No One Writes to the Colonel (Spanish: El coronel no tiene quien le escriba) is a 1999 Spanish-language film directed by Arturo Ripstein. It was an international co-production between France, Spain and Mexico. It is based on the eponymous novella by Colombian author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel García Márquez.
- Fernando Luján - El coronel
- Marisa Paredes - Lola
- Salma Hayek - Julia
- Rafael Inclán - Padre Ángel
- Ernesto Yáñez - Don Sabas
- Daniel Giménez Cacho - Nogales
- Esteban Soberanes - Germán
- Patricia Reyes Spíndola - Jacinta
- Odiseo Bichir - Dr. Pardo
- Julián Pastor - Lugones
- Eugenio Lobo - Álvaro
The film was Mexico's official Best Foreign Language Film submission at the 72nd Academy Awards, but did not manage to receive a nomination. It was also entered into the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.
- "Record 47 Countries In Oscar Contention" (Press release). Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 1999-11-22. Retrieved 2008-08-20.
- "Festival de Cannes: No One Writes to the Colonel". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-10-04.
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