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Chiquititas: Rincón de luz
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Directed by José Luis Massa
Produced by Cris Morena
Carlos Mentasti
Juan Lovece
Written by Alex Ferrara
Walter Ferrara
Starring Romina Yan
Facundo Arana
Music by Cris Morena
Carlos Nilson
Cinematography Ricardo Rodríguez
Distributed by Líder Films S.A.
Release date(s) 12 July 2001 (2001-07-12) (Argentina)
Running time 100 minutes
Country Argentina
Language Spanish
Budget $3.250.000 million

Chiquititas: Rincón de luz is a 2001 Argentine fantasy-adventure film directed by José Luis Massa and written by Alex Ferrara and Walter Ferrara. Based on the television series of same name which began on Argentine television in 1995. The film was released in Argentina on 12 July 2001, and is produced by Cris Morena, creator of Chiquititas original television series. Starring Romina Yan, Facundo Arana, Camila Bordonaba, Felipe Colombo, Benjamín Rojas, Luisana Lopilato, Nadia Di Cello, Milagros Flores, Agustín Sierra, Natalia Melcon, Sebastián Francini, Federico Barón and Brian Vainberg. The antagonists were Juan Leyrado and Alejandra Flechner.

Plot

It tells the life of some orphans who are forced to work on a farm run by Colonel Francisco Estévez (Juan Leyrado) and also by Marga Calvo (Alejandra Flechner). Until Belén Fraga (Romina Yan) comes across the book that Tok (Brian Vainberg) and the Old Wise Man recommended to her, Belén meets Alejo Méndez Ayala (Facundo Arana) who lives with a boy named Felipe Mejía (Felipe Colombo). But the colonel was interested in a cave that contained very expensive diamonds until in the end the diamonds are from Belén. It is a story full of magic and songs.

Cast

Protagonists

Main Cast

  • Camila Bordonaba as Camila Bustillo
  • Benjamín Rojas as Bautista Arce
  • Luisana Lopilato as Luisana Maza
  • Felipe Colombo as Felipe Mejía
  • Sebastián Francini as Sebastián Mansilla
  • Nadia Di Cello as María Fernández
  • Milagros Flores as Juana Maza
  • Agustín Sierra as Agustín Maza
  • Natalia Melcon as Natalia Ramos Pacheco Acevedo
  • Federico Barón as Federico Martínez
  • Cristian Belgrano as Cristián Maza
  • Brian Vainberg as Tok

Antagonists

  • Juan Leyrado as Coronel Francisco Estévez
  • Alejandra Flechner as Marga Calvo

Participations

  • Roberto Carnaghi as Mayor
  • Franklin Caicedo as Old Wise Man
  • Gilda Gentile as Gypsy
  • Lelio Lesser as Man in town
  • Alejandra Perlusky as Fish Saleswoman
  • Gustavo Pastorini as Conejero
  • Carlos Kaspar as Huevero

Production

The first plans of a Chiquititas film began four years before the start of this production. The project was supposed to be made for the Brazilian audience but ideas later dropped out.

The movie was shot in 2000 in Villa La Angostura.

Music

Chiquititas: Rincón de Luz features, in addition to the television show's cast, the songs that became a hit with the Chiquititas Argentine young audience, such as "Pimpollo", "Había Una Vez", "Penitas", and the main title song that featured in Chiquititas show's third season, "Rinconcito De Luz".

The actress Camila Bordonaba and the actor Felipe Colombo sang the song "Pimpollo" in Hebrew for the Israel play Katantanot based on the film Chiquititas: Rincón de Luz

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