El chulla Romero y Flores Movie (1995 Film)

Ecuavisa, 1995

“El chulla Romero y Flores,” a 1958 novel by Jorge Icaza, was made into a TV movie for Ecuavisa in 1995. Carl West directed the film, which was shot in Ecuador. The story is set in 1950s Ecuador and follows the activities of the chulla Luis Alfonso Romero y Flores, including his job as a bureaucrat, bohemian nights spent with friends, and his romance with Rosario Santacruz.

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Entre Marx y Una Mujer Desnuda (1996 Film) Spanish Audio

Directed by Camilo Luzuriaga, this 1996 movie is an adaption of Jorge Enrique Adoum’s 1976 novel Entre Marx y Una Mujer Desnuda (Between Marx and a Naked Woman). Spanish Audio only.(If someone has a version with English subtitles, please share).

“One of the fest’s major surprises is this startlingly inventive and sophisticated, beautifully done film from tiny Ecuador… packed with wit, energy, passion, intelligence, high style and memorable characters… the movie is wildly creative and funny.”

Michael Wilmington of the Chicago Tribune

Storyline: An author gets lost between the book he is writing and the reality and a love that does not exist and the ideals of revolution.

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