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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 Albajara
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Roxiu (as Jose Bodalo)
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Gervasio Losada (as Agustin Gonzalez)
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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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Begin the Beguine  »

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ESP 40,000,000 (estimated)
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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 Películas para no dormir: Cuento de navidad (2005) See more »

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Canon in D Major
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Magnificent movie,worth watching.
15 November 2014 | by (Coral Gables,Florida) – See all my reviews

This is the most beautiful movie I have ever watch,I had a story in my life similar to this one,and I remember leaving the theater crying like a baby.After 48 years he found me thru childhood friends,he was divorce and I was going thru a divorce.When I finally stood in front of him,we both cry non stop.We never forgot each other.I was 16 at the time and he was 17.Our first love,that we never forgot.Today we are picking up the pieces,of that beautiful love story that we kept in our heart.You will cry with this movie,but is worth the tears.This movie won an Oscar,the first one that Spain got.The actors are the best,the music,spectacular.The view of the different part of Spain where the story takes pace is magnificent.Don't miss this movie,you will never regret it.


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