Mortensen's 2006 movie, El Capitan Alatriste, premieres in Spain on
September 1, 2006. It will premiere in the U.S. on December, 2006.
Get the first two Alatriste books that
have been translated into English: El
Capitan Alatriste, Purity
Viggo Mortensen Galleries for El Capitan
Alatriste. Thank you to this site for pictures below: http://www.capitan-alatriste.com/modules.php?name=coppermine
Production photo wave above.
Cadiz was one of the locations for
Alatriste. Like many of us, Viggo reveals his need for a memento from his
travels. Possibly there's a matching T-shirt? :-)
Above photo shows Viggo on the slim side
and this makes sense because in the first book, Diego Alatriste is
described as "thin" due to his living conditions in Madrid.
Picture above--caption from site says
Viggo is giving autographs.
pictures of Viggo.
Thanks to Kim for reminder email on
Viggo's public appearance in New York for his support for Dr. Robert
Johnson. Go to the website for more information: www.johnsonforcongress.org.
Here are details from the
Reservations must be made by Monday,
August 28th. Checks may be made payable to Bob Johnson For
Congress and mailed to:
P.O. Box 76
Beaver Falls, NY 13305
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|Leslie emailed me this
picture. Does it remind you of anyone?
"The Cairo picture was
taken as he was making his way south having just gotten through Syria,
Jordan, Israel and so forth before the present trouble erupted.
Thanks to Leslie for sharing picture on right. Her son
bears a resemblance to the picture of Viggo as Alatriste from last
Picture is taken in Cairo where her son is enroute to Nairobi
where he is helping at an orphanage for "HIV and handicapped
children and is run by one very dedicated woman and some local
assistance in the slums of Nairobi. They are hoping to eventually move out into the country but at the moment
they have some days when there isn't enough food to go around. But I think
that the others with whom he was working this summer got lots of repair
work done and set up a basketball hoop and a little playground for the
The quotes are from Leslie's
email explaining about the picture.
Look at the picture again.
Does anyone else see a resemblance? May not be Viggo, but the
spirit is the same.