Alberto Arvelo

director, 'The Liberator'

Director of the film The Liberator

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Édgar Ramírez plays Latin American leader Simón Bolívar 
 Simón Bolívar is one of the most famous figures in Latin American history. A was a key leader in the struggle for…

The Liberator

Édgar Ramírez plays Latin American leader Simón Bolívar Simón Bolívar is one of the most famous figures in Latin American history. A was a key leader in the struggle for…

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