In the early Spanish Civil Post-war, in Madrid, during the most hard times of the Franco dictatorship, a group of second-rate players try to get out of their wretched lives taking advantage... See full summary »
José Luis García Sánchez
Fernando Fernán Gómez,
Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of ... See full summary »
Sarah Jessica Parker,
Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the ... See full summary »
Javi and his friend Carlos snoop around an old house on the way home from school. According to his brother Juan this is a haunted house and one can hear the voices of the dead. Later he is ... See full summary »
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 »
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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