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A three-part look at the ironies of love, with stories that involve a young boy, a hostage situation, and a divorced elderly couple caught in a love triangle.
Cast & Crew.
Carlitos Ruiz Ruiz
Director / Writer
Mariem Pérez Riera
Director / Editor
Ismael (segment 'En la Urbanización')
Neyshalí (segment 'En la Guagua')
Doña Alma Dona Alma (segment 'En la Guagua')
José Luis (Chavito) Marrero
Cirilo (segment 'En Casa de los Viejitos')
Maldeamores (English: Lovesickness) is a 2007 Puerto Rican film starring Luis Guzmán, written by Carlos Ruíz Ruíz and Jorge Gonzales, and directed by Ruíz and his wife Mariem Pérez Riera.The film consists of three separate stories dealing with the ironies of love. The three stories involve a middle-class family, a hostage situation, and an elderly couple.Actor Benicio del Toro (who is from Puerto Rico) worked as an executive producer for the film.On September 24, 2007, the film was chosen to represent Puerto Rico at the 80th Academy Awards to be celebrated February 24, 2008. The film competed with other four Puerto Rican films and was selected after a tie with Jacobo Morales' Angel. The other three films submitted were: El Cimarrón, Ruido, and El Clown.
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