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The Liberator

Release Date: January 1st, 2013

R|1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Eighteen-century Venezuelan aristocrat Simón Bolívar (Edgar Ramirez) fights to free his country and other South American territories from Spanish rule.

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Genres: Docudrama, Biography, Historical drama

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  • North American viewers will have one advantage over their South American brethren — the capacity to be surprised. We knew how “Lincoln” was going to end, but The Liberator is a question mark all the way to the finish. show more

  • The Liberator may be a Cliff Notes version of South American history, but Ramirez breathes life into it and makes us care. show more

  • A handsomely mounted, never-less-than conspicuously intelligent but ultimately too-conventional historical drama, The Liberator shoehorns the epic life of early 19th-century South American revolutionary Simón Bolivar into two hours of intermittently powerful cinema. show more

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