A low budget horror filmmaker gets in touch with an eccentric who is trying to film his consciousness during drug abuse.

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José Sirgado
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Ana Turner
Will More ...
Pedro
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Helena Fernán-Gómez ...
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Carmen Giralt ...
Tía Carmen
Max Madera ...
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Javier Ulacia ...
Dependiente de la tienda de fotos (as Javi Ulacia)
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A low budget horror filmmaker gets in touch with an eccentric who is trying to film his consciousness during drug abuse.

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26 August 1983 (Portugal)  »

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Helena Fernán-Gómez was dubbed in post-production by Pedro Almodóvar, because he could fake a more feminine voice that Zulueta wanted for the character. See more »

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References King Solomon's Mines (1950) See more »

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I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
Written by Ira Kosloff
Performed by Cecilia Roth
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A cult-movie which is also an enormous film
16 July 1999 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

Arrebato is an unknown film also in Spain because it's very difficult to access to one copy of this inimitable film. In fact I think that Arrebato had been seen by a minoritary group of all the people who loves deeply the good cinema. It is a cult movie made with the same cast and professionals than Almodovar first films, but it isn't an Almodovar's film. It is one of this films that change your impressions about the cinema and without any doubt, we can say that is the history which better reflects the vampiric relationship which we can see between the movies and those people who believes that the cinema is more important than live.


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