The Old Man Who Read Love Stories

Rolf de Heer Feature film - 2001 - 114 min.

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Feature film in which the aged former hunting expert Antonio is leading a secluded life in the jungle with his girlfriend. When a poacher slays a litter of cubs, the mother jaguar is bent on revenge and kills a few people. Antonio is assigned to eliminate the animal and goes out hunting one more time. In a life-and-death duel, Antonio is confronted with his own past.


Director(s) Rolf de Heer
Script Rolf de Heer
Production Company Odusseia Films
Eddy Wijngaarde
Director of Photography
Denis Lenoir
Production Country