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Vacas (1992)

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Set in the Basque region, a story of the rivalry of two families, period 1870-1935

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cristina
Carmelo Gómez ...
Manuel, Ignacio and Peru Irigibel
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Catalina
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Ilegorri / Lucas
Klara Badiola ...
Madalen (as Clara Badiola)
Txema Blasco ...
Manuel
Kandido Uranga ...
Carmelo / Juan
Pilar Bardem ...
Paulina (as Pilar Barden)
Miguel Ángel García ...
Peru as a child
Ane Sánchez ...
Cristina as a child
Magdalena Mikolajczak ...
Daughter as a child
Enara Azkue ...
Daughter as a child
Ortzi Balda ...
Ilegorri / Lucas as a child
Elisabeth Ruiz ...
Hermana mayor
Ramón Barea ...
Juez
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A film set in the Basque region, beginning in the Carlist war of 1875 and ending during the Spanish Civil war of 1936. The film portrays how one single act of cowardice shapes the life of the next three generations of two families and fuels the intense rivalry which will span the next sixty-one years. Written by Anonymous

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26 February 1992 (Spain)  »

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Manuel: This is important. This is very important. This is very, very important.
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The set-up for a top-notch thriller !
25 March 1999 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

. but this is not one. So what ? The opening scene, where a woodcutter's keeps swinging an axe, is a masterpiece of manipulation : you keep on expecting something dreadful until the tension becomes unbearable, though nothing really happens. This is a current running through the film, which makes you think that Medem could make the scariest thriller if he wanted to, all through a weird familial story. After this brilliant first attempt, he did the masterpiece "Red Squirrel", so what more could you ask for ? One of today's most underrated films.


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