Jon, a twenty-year-old boy from San Sebastián, gets up at seven in the morning and from that moment on we will be able to see how he lives his friendship with Patxi and Maite, love, family ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Martxelo Rubio ...
Jon
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Maite (as Maribel Verdu)
Jon San Sebastián ...
Patxi (as Jon Donosti)
André Falcon ...
Tío de Jon (as Andre Falcon)
Josu Balbuena ...
Xabi
Michel Duperrer ...
Hermano de Maite
Silvia Arrese Igor ...
Hermana de Jon (as Silvia Arrese-Igor)
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Rafa
Michel Berasategui ...
Padre Jon
Esther Remiro ...
Madre Jon
Francisca Montero ...
Señora Mercado
Pedro Basanta ...
Camionero
Ramón Barea ...
Capataz Puerto
Joseba Apaolaza ...
Joven Puerto
Mikel Garmendia ...
Señor Bocadillo Bar
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Jon, a twenty-year-old boy from San Sebastián, gets up at seven in the morning and from that moment on we will be able to see how he lives his friendship with Patxi and Maite, love, family relationships, his confusion about the future and above all his dark passion for drugs. Written by jsanchez

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Producer and co-writer Elías Querejeta and cinematographer Javier Aguirresarobe had a bad relationship trough the whole movie, to the point that Querejeta told Aguirresarobe that he thought he wasn't born to be a director of photography. See more »

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A Drug Addicted Teenagers Love Story
22 June 2003 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

This Spanish movie presents the last twenty-seven hours of the life of the beautiful Maribel Verdu (in the beginning of her career) and Martxelo Rubio. Antonio Banderas, also in the beginning of his career, is a drug dealer and the three teenagers are drug addicted. The movie shows problematic young persons, spending time on the streets, looking for small jobs to get enough money for drugs and beer and drugging themselves. Maite (Maribel Verdu) loves Jon (Martxelo Rubio), but stays with Rafa (Antonio Banderas) since he is a drug dealer, who feeds her addiction. Many other characters appears during these twenty-seven hours in this Spanish city with gray sky. The tragedy in the end of the story is announced since the beginning of the plot. An average European drama movie, recommended to those who like drug-related theme and fans of Maribel Verdu and Antonio Banderas. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Jogo da Vida" ("Game of the Life")


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