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Cabeza de Vaca (1991)  link to Cabeza de Vaca on IMDb  

Number: 195

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IMDb Rating:
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7.0/10 (842 votes)

Country: Spanish,

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Genre(s): Drama, Adventure, History

Director(s): Nicolás Echevarría

Cast: Juan Diego (as Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca), Daniel Giménez Cacho (as Dorantes), Roberto Sosa (as Cascabel / Araino), Carlos Castañón (as Castillo), Gerardo Villarreal (as Estebanico)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: An international award winning saga of old Mexico. In 1528, a Spanish expedition founders off the coast of Florida with 600 lives lost. One survivor, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, roams across the American continent searching for his Spanish comrades. Instead, he discovers the Iguase, an ancient Indian tribe. Over the next eight years, Cabeza de Vaca learns their mystical and mysterious culture, becoming a healer and a leader. But soon this New World collides with the Old World as Spanish conquistadors seek to enslave the Indians, and Cabeza de Vaca must confront his own people and his past.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Unknown

Apr 26, 2017