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Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story (2008) HD online
Language: English
Category: Movie / Drama
Original Title: Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story
Director: Paul A. Kaufman
Writers: Christopher Canaan,Christopher Canaan
Released: 2008
Duration: 1h 29min
Video type: Movie
Luz Creveas never gave up. She knew her daughter never died in the house fire back in 1997 but kidnapped. But everyone thought she was crazy. 6 years later, Luz comes upon a little girl who looks exactly like Delimar, but her name is Aaliyah Sanchez. Is Aaliyah Delimar or is Luz just crazy?
Cast overview, first billed only:
Judy Reyes Judy Reyes - Luz Cuevas
Ana Ortiz Ana Ortiz - Valerie Valleja
Hector Luis Bustamante Hector Luis Bustamante - Pedro Vera
Marlene Forte Marlene Forte - Tatita
A Martinez A Martinez - Angel Cruz
Jillian Bruno Jillian Bruno - Delimar Vera / Aaliyah
David Canales-Zorrilla David Canales-Zorrilla - Israel - Age 6
Daniel Vasquez Daniel Vasquez - Wilfredo - Age 5
Chris Duran Chris Duran - Israel - Age 12
Alejandro Chavarria Alejandro Chavarria - Wilfredo - Age 11
Mark Humphrey Mark Humphrey - Detective Ronald Rickman
Eli Gabay Eli Gabay - Detective Eddie Gutierrez
Françoise Robertson Françoise Robertson - Barbara Sanchez
Luz Elena Rubio Luz Elena Rubio - Ceci
Robin Douglas Robin Douglas - Lucy Camerena


Reviews: [3]

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    Anarasida

    The woman who played the mother was so believable... I couldn't take my eyes off her. This woman can act! A story like this, even though it's true can play out really corny and overly sentimental. I found this woman to be just what I imagine an intelligent, broken hearted woman would be. The sadness in her face, the desperation... even as she played with her sons, or cleaned the sinks and floors at work.. the sadness never left her. Her tenacity at seeing the politician and convincing him to look further... that is inspirational. The intellect of the actress comes through in this story. Amazing. I imagine the child still seeks a relationship with the "mother" who stole her. I hope there is a follow-up on how the families are fairing; and that Luz did not take Pedro back... he wasn't much of a father to the two boys during their trying times. Amazing story!
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    BORZOTA

    I have to weigh in on this one because I completely agree with "annrfiesta." It didn't even matter that I'd heard most of the main details when the story broke in the news. It was still a tear-jerker, suspenseful, and absolutely thrilling. I especially enjoyed seeing A Martinez portraying such a stand-up guy--a politician yet!--who played such a vital role in the outcome of the story!

    On the other hand, I don't know where "tumors" is coming from with his criticism of the bilingual characters. My experience with numerous Hispanic friends is that such a mix of language is quite common when families are trying to survive in one culture while also trying to preserve their native culture, of which language is a cornerstone. And the rolled "r"s is just a particular dialect that perhaps is not so familiar to the reviewer. Spanish is much like English in that there are numerous accents and dialects. So, "tumors" should give these people a break. I was delighted to hear a primarily English-language production that was not shy about depicting the minority element with such reality.

    Overall, this is a movie I'll watch every chance I get! Wonderful!

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    Cyregaehus

    Decent entry into the movie-of-the-week genre. most surprising, though, was the number of wretched "Spanish" accents on display. At times it sounds like bad "speedy Gonzalez" outtakes, with overemphasized trilled Rs, Spanglish dialog that sounds like they threw in a Spanish word every three or four words to remind folks the characters are Latinas, and such. Most of the actors here can usually be relied upon to turn in good work, but it seems they were either working for the check or ultimately didn't much care. One would think with all the Spanish surnames involved, someone would've stepped up and said, "We sound ridiculous," but that doesn't appear to have happened.