The Old Man Who Read Love Stories Poster

Release Date: 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
For decades, aging Spaniard Antonio (Richard Dreyfuss) has been living in a small village in the French Guiana jungle, coexisting with the nearby natives. Antonio likes to read seedy romance novels, bickers with the village's mayor, Luis (Timothy Spall), and starts a relationship with local bartender Josefina (Cathy Tyson). But his quiet life is interrupted when a vicious jaguar begins to stalk the villagers. Antonio then volunteers to hunt down the majestic animal.

Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Timothy Spall, Hugo Weaving, Cathy Tyson, Victor Bottenbley, Frederico Celada, Luis Hostalot, Guillermo Toledo

Director: Rolf de Heer

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Transformation, 2000s, Pursuit, Love