Salvador [Blu-ray]

Salvador [Blu-ray]

Director: Oliver Stone Cast: James Woods
James Woods
, James Belushi
James Belushi
, John Savage
John Savage
, Elpidia Carrillo
Elpidia Carrillo
Oliver Stone
Salvador [Blu-ray]

Salvador [Blu-ray]

Director: Oliver Stone Cast: James Woods
James Woods
, James Belushi
James Belushi
, John Savage
John Savage
, Elpidia Carrillo
Elpidia Carrillo
Oliver Stone

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While Salvador wasn't Oliver Stone's first film (a pair of offbeat horror stories preceded it), it defined his style of fiercely dramatic, politically oriented filmmaking, staked out his territory as one of the major directors of the 1980s and 1990s, and remains one of his strongest works to date. Veteran photojournalist Richard Boyle (James Woods) has been taking his camera to the world's trouble spots for over 20 years; while he does good work, Boyle's fondness for booze and drugs, and his colossal arrogance, have given him a reputation that's left him practically unemployable. Broke and with no immediate prospects, Boyle and his buddy Doctor Rock (Jim Belushi), an out-of-work disc jockey, head to El Salvador, where Boyle is convinced that he can scare up some lucrative freelance work amidst the nation's political turmoil. However, when Boyle and Rock witness the execution of a student by government troops just as they enter the country, it becomes clear that this war is more serious than they were expecting. Increasingly convinced that El Salvador is a disaster starting to happen, Boyle eventually decides that it's time to get out; but he has fallen in love with a woman named Maria (Elpidia Carrillo), and he doesn't want to leave her behind. James Woods gives one of his best performances as Boyle; and the passion of Stone's message, aided by the power of its truth (the film is based on actual events), propels the film forward.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/31/2022
UPC: 0850035985809
Original Release: 1986
Rating: R
Source: Sandpiper Pictures
Language: English
Time: 2:02:00
Sales rank: 12,120

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Woods Richard Boyle
James Belushi Doctor Rock
John Savage John Cassady
Elpidia Carrillo Maria
Tony Plana Maj. Max
Colby Chester Jack Morgan
Cynthia Gibb Cathy Moore,Cathy Moore
Will MacMillan Col. Hyde
Valerie Wildman Pauline Axelrod
Jorge Luke Col. Julio Figueroa
Juan Fernandez Army Lieutenant
Salvador Sanchez Human Rights Leader,Maria's Grandmother
Martin Fuentes Maria's Brother
Gary Farr Australian Reporter
Gilles Milinaire French Reporter
Ramon Menendez Maj. Max's Assistant
Leticia Valenzuela Woman Rebel
Roberto Sosa Rebel Youth
Daria Okugawa Dog Attendant
Sue Ann McKean Cop in San Francisco
Joshua Gallegos Immigration Officer on Bus
Maria Rubell Boyle's Baby
Tyrone Jones Landlord, San Francisco
Sean Stone Boyle's Baby
Danna Hansen Sister Stan
Sigridur Gudmunds Sister Burkit
Erika Carlson Sister Wagner
Karla Glover Kelly Assistant,Kelly
Jule Conn WAC at Party
Arturo Bonilla Romero Assassin
'Chiquilin' Zepeda Death Squad
Nicholas Jasso Death Squad
Jose Trowe Jail Guard,Jail Guard
Hector Tellez Mayor at Nun's Burial
Jorge Reynoso Jefe at Customs Shed
Jorge Pol Customs Officer
Cesar Sobrevals Customs Officer
Bruno Rubeo Customs Officer
Bob Morones Customs Officer
Juliana Urquisa Wilma
Queta Carrasco Bruja
Ma. De Los Angeles Urquiza Mamma Moncha at Panama Club
Tomas Leal Rapist
Rene Perevra Rapist
Arturo R. Doring Young Student Killed
Yair De Rubin Maria's Son
Humberto Elizondo Road Block Thug
Mario Arevalo Road Block Thug
Gerardo Quiroz Carlos' Friend
Israel Leon Carlos' Friend
Mauricio Martinez Executed Lieutenant
Xochitl Del Rosario Messenger on Horse
Augustin Bernal Bodyguard to Major Max,Bodyguard to Major Max
John MacDevitt GI in Salvador
Waldeir DeSouza US Customs Official
Angel Vargas Tic Tac Monster in Cafe
Miguel Ehrenberg Capt. Marti
José Carlos Ruiz Archbishop Romero
Rosario Zúñiga Human Rights Assistant
Will MacMillian Col. Hyde
Claudia Hernandez Maria's Daughter
Bill Hoag 2nd Immigration Officer
Ann Sue McKean Cop in San Francisco
René Pereyra Rapist
Yair Rubin De Maria's Son
Carmen Del Ma. Sanchez Maria's Grandmother
Angeles Los De Ma. Urquiza Mamma Moncha at Panama Club
John Doe Roberto, Restaurant Owner
Michael Murphy Actor
Georges Delerue Composer

Technical Credits
Oliver Stone Director,Producer,Screenwriter
John Daly Executive Producer,Producer
Yves De Bono Special Effects
Derek Gibson Executive Producer,Producer
Gerald Green Producer
Richard Boyle Screenwriter
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