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Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Claire
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Augustine
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Kit
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Marie
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Del
Alexei Sayle ...
Cabbie (as Alexy Syale)
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Conchita
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Nancy
Anastassia Stakis ...
Desdra
Gary Cady ...
Roger
Graham Fletcher-Cook ...
Gary
Santiago Álvarez ...
Arturo (as Santiago Alvarez)
Daniel Martín ...
Beaten Spaniard (as Daniel Martin)
Fabián Conde ...
Injured Spaniard (as Fabian Conde)
José María Cañete ...
Ticket Agent #1 (as Pepe Canete)
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Storyline

Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't sure, and now she's wandering the Spanish streets without money or a clear memory. Written by Rob Hartill

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The time of day when mystery and passion become one.


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11 November 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La siesta de los amantes  »

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$700,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Director Mary Lambert asked Madonna to star in this film, but she declined because the film had "too much nudity and sexual content". See more »

Quotes

Claire: Somewhere... I don't know where... I turned a corner and there was no turning back. Somewhere I made a mistake.
Kit: Don't mourn it, sweet, it's all right. The marvellous thing about making mistakes is that you can keep making them, the same ones, over and over again.
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Dime
Written by Manuel Molina and José Manuel Flores
Performed by Lole y Manuel
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Pretty strange film.
21 January 2004 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Mary Lambert's "Siesta" offers plenty of wonderful visuals and a nice amount of sensual atmosphere.A woman in a red dress lies in an airport field,supposedly dead.She wakes.There's blood on her dress,but it doesn't seem to be hers.She can't remember the last few days.As time goes on,the pieces come back to her,and she meets up with some pretty weird people.The plot of "Siesta" is quite confusing and the climax is unpredictable.The acting is alright with Ellen Barkin's excellent performance to boost.Barkin has also some amazing nude scenes,so I wasn't disappointed.Give this one a look.A perfect film to analyze,if you have enough time to waste!


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