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Volver a empezar (1982)

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

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Cast

Cast overview:
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)
Pablo del Hoyo ...
Sabino
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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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1 March 1982 (Spain)  »

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Begin the Beguine  »

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ESP 190,713,512 (Spain)
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The first Spanish film to win an Oscar as Best Foreign Language Film. See more »

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Referenced in Films to Keep You Awake: The Christmas Tale (2005) See more »

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Canon in D Major
By Johann Pachelbel
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Maybe it won an oscar...
19 August 1999 | by (Maniac Mansion) – See all my reviews

... but the film is really boring, one of the worst Garci's films (the last one 'The Grandfather' was incredibly good). Garci's is always trying to make us feel depressed and sad, and the way he does is too obvious. I never knew why was it awarded.


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