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Eva Amarella in Colombian Cowboy

Colombian Cowboy

2009 NR

Eishy Hayata directs and stars as himself in this docudrama about his rise to supremacy in the Colombian emerald industry -- a journey that involved besting con men, business rivals, corrupt government officials and his own company's labor unions. The film mixes interviews with real-life emerald-trade insiders and Hayata with flashbacks of his complex life, incorporating beautiful Colombian locales.