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Lovers: A True Story (1991)
"Amantes" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama | Romance  -  12 April 1991 (Spain)
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Set in '50s Spain, a young man (Sanz) leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée (Verdu) can get married. He rents a room from a widow (Abril), and shortly begins a torrid ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Luisa
Jorge Sanz ...
Paco
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Trini
Enrique Cerro ...
Comandante
Mabel Escaño ...
Esposa Comandante
Alicia Agut ...
Madre Trini
José Cerro ...
Minuta
Gabriel Latorre ...
Gordo
Saturnino García ...
Pueblerino
Ricard Borràs ...
Individuo Bar (as Ricard Borrás)
Lucas Martín ...
Javier
Jorge Juan García ...
Ignacio
Cosme Cortázar ...
Capataz
Carmen Ibarra ...
Mujer Estanco
Fernando Hernández ...
Hombre Estanco
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Set in '50s Spain, a young man (Sanz) leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée (Verdu) can get married. He rents a room from a widow (Abril), and shortly begins a torrid affair with her. The fiancée figures it out and decides to win him back by offering herself to him and taking him to meet her family. Ultimately he has to make a decision. Based on a true story. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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12 April 1991 (Spain)  »

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ESP 286,810,498 (Spain)
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Trivia

Originally intended to be produced as an episode of the TV crime anthology series 'La huella del crimen 2' (1991), before producer Pedro Costa decided to rewrite the script as a theatrical film. See more »

Goofs

The film is set in 1955 but an early-1970s VW bus drives past Madrid station. See more »

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Featured in ¿Qué fue de Jorge Sanz?: Guatemala (2010) See more »

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tender love
14 April 1999 | by (logroño) – See all my reviews

This movie is way of love between three persons. It is cool, sexual, pure. Victoria Abril and Jorge Sanz are great in their roles..besides the music covers perfectly all the drama.


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