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Opera Prima (1980)
"Ópera prima" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  2 April 1980 (Spain)
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Boy meets girl. Matias meets Violeta, his cousin ("prima") one morning in Madrid at the Plaza de Opera. He is twenty-five. She is 18. He's a divorced journalist trying to write a thriller. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Óscar Ladoire ...
Matías Marinero
Paula Molina ...
Violeta Ibírico
Antonio Resines ...
León
Luis González Regueral ...
Nicky
Kiti Mánver ...
Ana
Alejandro Serna ...
Nicolás
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Zoila Gómez
David Thomson ...
Warren Belch
Tony Valento ...
Hombre Supermercado
El Gran Wyoming ...
Macarra
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis Miguel Infante ...
Amigo de Violeta
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Boy meets girl. Matias meets Violeta, his cousin ("prima") one morning in Madrid at the Plaza de Opera. He is twenty-five. She is 18. He's a divorced journalist trying to write a thriller. She studies violin. She's a vegetarian. He loves meat. Many things separate them, but he moves into her apartment. Written by Anonymous

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Una pelicula de amor donde nunca se dice "te quiero"

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

ESP 199,881,788 (Spain)
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2.35 : 1
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The beginning of Spanish new cinema
7 September 2000 | by (Madrid, Spain) – See all my reviews

At the beginning of the 80´s Spanish cinema changed: a small group of artists (also in Music and other arts subjects) created works in a new, cool and refreshing way. The Spanish new democracy (five years old) was surprised by this young comedy where past is forgotten, where old fashioned pseudo-hippy culture is joked and described in an very particular funny way. This movie shows that Spanish young people obsessions are still the same: sex, friendship, sex, success and sex. Perhaps, for non-Spanish speakers is a quite difficult language to direct-translating and understanding. But I advise you to try it.


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