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Ilona Arrives With Rain

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Overview

Based on a novel by Colombian author Alvaro Mutis, this frothy adventure chronicles the exploits of an unlikely trio of wanderers trying to earn money in Panama City during the 1950s. As the film opens, the three have been separated. The dashing Marqroll is aboard a ship that gets confiscated in port. While marooned, he wanders the city and runs into his good friend, the vivacious Macedonian-Polish traveler Illona who lives a splendid life after having sold a lucrative South African nightclub. Upon learning that ...
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Overview

Based on a novel by Colombian author Alvaro Mutis, this frothy adventure chronicles the exploits of an unlikely trio of wanderers trying to earn money in Panama City during the 1950s. As the film opens, the three have been separated. The dashing Marqroll is aboard a ship that gets confiscated in port. While marooned, he wanders the city and runs into his good friend, the vivacious Macedonian-Polish traveler Illona who lives a splendid life after having sold a lucrative South African nightclub. Upon learning that their Lebanese compatriot Abdul has been imprisoned for smuggling, the two conspire to spring him. Afterward, they decide to help Abdul buy the tramp steamer he has always wanted. To do this, they open up a brothel. It's a big success and their goal is in sight until they hire on the mysterious Larissa as their newest shady lady.
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Special Features

Fullscreen; Chapter selection; English language subtitles
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/16/2003
  • UPC: 736899075927
  • Original Release: 1996
  • Rating:

  • Source: Facets
  • Region Code: 1
  • Language: Español
  • Time: 1:51:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 64,727

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Margarita Rosa DeFrancisco
Humberto Dorado
Imanol Arias
Pastora Vega
Davide Rondino
José Luis Borau
Antonino Iuorio
Technical Credits
Sergio Cabrera Director, Screenwriter
Luis Enriquez Bacalov Songwriter
Felipe Dothee Art Director
Ana Goldenberg Screenwriter
Jorge Goldenberg Screenwriter
Enrique Linero Art Director
Gianni Mammolotti Camera Operator
Alessandra Montagna Costumes/Costume Designer
Umberto Montesanti Sound/Sound Designer
Sandro Silvestri Producer
Massimo Spano Art Director
Martha Torres Costumes/Costume Designer
Luis Alfonso Triana Art Director
Nicholas Wentworth Editor
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. The Departure - Opening Titles [:57]
2. Magroll in Panama [3:56]
3. Abdul [6:47]
4. Checking out the City [4:21]
5. The Interrogatory [3:13]
6. Ilona [4:32]
7. Missed Profit [10:26]
8. The Ship [5:59]
9. Remembering [4:24]
10. The Plan [4:43]
11. The Inspection [6:44]
12. New Business [2:40]
13. The Auction [11:05]
14. The Customer [2:26]
15. The Bag [6:01]
16. Larissa [6:00]
17. Sailing [3:24]
18. Lady of Trieste [13:26]
19. The Rescue [:43]
20. The Lepanto [4:46]
21. Final Credits [12:54]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play the Movie
   Chapter Selection
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