No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)

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Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. ... See full summary »


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16 October 1999 | BermudezLievano
| Best film of the year!!!!
This is a truly magnificent and heartwrenching film!!!! Ripstein's locations are spectacular, extremely detailed and well lit, the dialogue is extraordinarily García Márquez, no doubt about it. Fernando Luján and Marisa Paredes give us outstanding performances as the colonel and his wife.

You must see it!!!

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Release Date:

2 June 1999



Country of Origin

Mexico, France, Spain

Filming Locations

Chacaltianguis, Veracruz, Mexico

Box Office


$3,000,000 (estimated)

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