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Rapture (1979)

Arrebato (original title)
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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Complete credited cast:
José Sirgado
Ana Turner
Will More ...
Helena Fernán-Gómez ...
Carmen Giralt ...
Tía Carmen
Max Madera ...
Javier Ulacia ...
Dependiente de la tienda de fotos (as Javi Ulacia)
Rosa Crespo ...
Luis Ciges ...


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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Drama | Horror


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Release Date:

26 August 1983 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Arrebatamento  »

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1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
Written by Ira Kosloff
Performed by Cecilia Roth
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A major cult film from Spain
19 May 2012 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

From initial ridicule (despite the official recommendation as a quality feature) to flat-out praise, it took more than twenty years to realize the seminal influence of this film on Spanish production, from Almodovar onwards. It draws many influences from the Warhol-esque New York underground scene but has tremendous scenes.

Whoever wants to understand what Betty Boop was all about, must see Cecilia Roth dance scene, it is fabulous.

Contains a lot of drug addiction references, which should be seen as an analogy to the addiction to capturing moving pictures and watching them. The only way for a film director to get rid of the latter is to dissolve into the industry.

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