Simon Bolivar on the white screen

Wednesday August 13, 2014
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The story of the liberator of South America from the Spanish is going digital. Simon Bolivar was a born aristocrat that turned revolutionary and freed the South American continent from colonialism. A big budget movie is about to be released. “The liberator” is a 2 hour story. It is one of the most expensive movies ($50 million) ever shot in Latin America.

The film has already had it’s premiere in Venezuela on the anniversary of Bolivar’s birthday and was received well. Soon other countries will be able to show the major motion picture too. Among the star packed cast are Venezuelan actor Edgar Ramirez (Simon Bolivar).

Simon Bolivar to many South Americans is a huge hero. He is believed to have been murdered at the height of his powers by traitors and enemies. In fact he died of tuberculosis at the age of 47. He did not get to fulfill his dream of a united South America.

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