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La mitad del cielo (1986)

Rosa is an cantabrian woman who travel to Madrid after the Civil War. With the help of Don Pedro, a chief supplies, she opens a restaurant that transforms in a political and intelectual center.
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Rosa
Margarita Lozano ...
Abuela
Fernando Fernán Gómez ...
Don Pedro
Antonio Valero ...
José
Nacho Martínez ...
Delgado
Santiago Ramos ...
Antonio
Carolina Silva ...
Olvido
Francisco Merino ...
Ramiro
Enriqueta Carballeira ...
Hermana de Rosa
Julia Martínez ...
Cuñada de Don Pedro (as Julita Martínez)
Mercedes Lezcano ...
Hermana de Rosa
Concha Leza ...
Cuñada de Don Pedro
Mónica Molina ...
Rosa (joven)
Raúl Fraire ...
Padre de Rosa
Concha Hidalgo ...
Madre de Rosa
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Rosa is an cantabrian woman who travel to Madrid after the Civil War. With the help of Don Pedro, a chief supplies, she opens a restaurant that transforms in a political and intelectual center.

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A conflicted but triumphant tale of feminine success in the World of Men
7 March 2002 | by (collegetown USA) – See all my reviews

A great film that challenges the identification of women with the domestic sphere. The protagonist's somber struggle involves breaking into the world of Franco's male dominated 70's - not directly after the Spanish Civil War-that was in the 30's. A touch of the surreal but the darker, more reserved Spanish style, not the colorful magical realism of Latin America.




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