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Volver a empezar (1982)

PG | | Drama | 1 March 1982 (Spain)
A Nobel prize winner returns to his natal city looking for his home.

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Antonio Ferrandis ...
Antonio Albajara
Encarna Paso ...
Elena
José Bódalo ...
Roxiu (as Jose Bodalo)
Agustín González ...
Gervasio Losada (as Agustin Gonzalez)
Pablo Hoyos ...
Ernesto
Marta Fernández Muro ...
Carolina (as Marta Fernandez Muro)
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Antonio Albajara is a successful poet and teacher in the Berkeley University that returns to Gijón (Principality of Asturias, north to Spain). He travels there looking for everything that he left behind in his youth when he turned a well-known poet and writer in Mexico and USA, winning the Nobel prize with time. In Gijón he meets again with his past in Roxiu, an old friend (both played in the Sporting of Gijón's soccer team years ago) and Elena, his great-love of past times. Through his memory, his friends and Elena, Antonio starts an unforgettable journey by everyone. Written by Chockys

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The first Spanish film to win an Oscar as Best Foreign Language Film. See more »

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Canon in D Major
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Great movie, what a timeless classic.
25 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Great movie, watching it again with family thats visiting from El Salvador as i write this review.

The movie is a timeless classic. The numerous poems and stories told as the movie unfolds give it a timeless feeling. This is my 5th viewing it never loses it magic

I purchased a VHS copy and paid to have it converted to DVD. Well worth the $100.00 bucks to buy it, get it shipped and have in converted to DVD. Love this movie.

My mother in law and sister in law haven't spoken a word since the movie started...


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