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Pilar (as Amparito Rivelles)
Antonio Vilar ...
Mauricio
Manolo Morán ...
Manolo
Alberto Romea ...
Pedro
Fernando Fernández de Córdoba ...
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Ángel de Andrés ...
José
Irene Caba Alba ...
Diana
Julia Caba Alba ...
Flora
Félix Fernández ...
Basilio
José Prada ...
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Rufino Inglés
Juana Mansó ...
Portera (as Juanita Manso)
Casimiro Hurtado ...
Camarero
Santiago Rivero ...
Camarero
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Mauricio is a Frenchman who arrived in Barcelona fleeing from justice. He takes refuge in a pension in Chinatown (today called Raval) and falls in love with Pilar, the niece of the owner. Soon after, a murder is committed in the neighborhood and Mauricio, whose past is dark enough, it becomes the prime suspect. Written by jsanchez

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Rua Sem Sol  »

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a great poetic movie
18 October 2004 | by (spain) – See all my reviews

Rafael Gil was one of greatest Spanish movie directors . His work includes "Huella de luz ", "La señora de Fatima ", "Don Quijote de la Mancha " and "Camarote de lujo " . "La calle sin sol " is a marvelous picture , a good combination of romance (Antonio Vilar and Amparo Rivelles ), suspense ( a murder case ) , poetry and realism .

The movie has roots in Marcel Carne ( poetic realism ) and King Vidor, and reveals the great skill of Rafael Gil behind the cameras .

Don't forget "La calle sin sol ", a truly masterpiece .


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