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Release Date: September 19, 2003Running Time: 124 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $100,976.00
Genre: Documentary, Drama

Eishy Hayata
Eva Hayata
Luis Velasco
Eva Varella

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Colombia has long been terrorized by the infamous left wing guerilla organizations FARC and ELN. Other groups that threaten national security are privately financed armies of mercenaries, and paramilitaries. The terror is directly linked to money and the country's limited resources--both legal and illegal. The precious Colombian emerald has long been a celebrated gemstone in history by figures like Cleopatra, ancient philosopher Pliny, Shah Jahan, the builder of the Taj Mahal and the Roman Emperor Nero. Esmeralderos are the last of a dying breed; they are rugged treasure hunters who thrive off the harsh Colombian mines. They deal with rough emeralds fresh from the mountains. The story center... Full Summary >>