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Love in the Time of Cholera in Theaters

In Benjamin Bratt, Fernanda Montenegro, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Hector Elizondo on November 19, 2007 at 4:53 pm

love-in-the-time-of.jpgThe film version of famed Columbian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s book Love in the Time of Cholera is in theaters. The film stars Benjamin Bratt, veteran Latina actress Fernanda Montenegro, and artsy Latino film staple Hector Elizondo. So far, the film is getting mixed reviews. London’s Globe and Mail writes that the film “knits together the book’s crucial plot turns without accessing its soul.” But what do critics expect? Anyone trying to make a filmmable screenplay out of a 50-year spanning collection of love letters is bound to come across issues.

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