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Director:
Writers:
Karra Elejalde (screenplay) &
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Release Date:
20 June 1997 (Spain) See more »
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Plot:
Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his... See more » | Add synopsis »
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3 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Drug fuelled spanish road movie See more (8 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Karra Elejalde ... Juantxo

Fernando Guillén Cuervo ... Konradín

Alberto San Juan ... Pako
Manuel Manquiña ... Pazos

Maria de Medeiros ... Fátima do Espíritu Santo

Francisco Rabal ... Villambrosa

Rosa Maria Sardà ... Aurora
Luis Cuenca ... Souza

Pilar Bardem ... La Herme
Karlos Arguiñano ... Serafín
Albert Pla ... Sacerdote

Vicenta N'Dongo ... Vanessa
Raquel Meroño ... Araceli
Fernando Sansegundo ... Touriño
Aitor Mazo ... Pintinho
Gabriella Roy ... Ángela
Noemí Climent ... Roxanne

Nathalie Seseña ... Argentina 'Scandalo'
Carmen Segarra ... Madre de Juantxo
Carmen de la Maza ... Madre de Konradín
Mikel Garmendia ... Padre de Konradín (Konradín's father)
Fernando García Rimada ... Marqués
Maite Pastor ... Amiga de Araceli Nº 1
Beatriz Santiago ... Amiga de Araceli Nº 2
Joan Potau ... Dos Barros
Ramón Barea ... Teniente en 'Big Club'
Vicente Díez ... Gerente casino (Casino manager)
Carlos Lucas ... Teniente Guardia Civil Control
Gorka Aguinagalde ... Cabo Guardia Civil Control
Paula Soldevila ... Conchi
Sara Mora ... Jugadora timba
José Luis Torrijo ... Toñín
Alaska ... Jugadora timba (as Olvido Gara 'Alaska')

Juanjo Puigcorbé ... Jugador timba

Santiago Segura ... Candidato Paiño (as Sonny Da Silva)
Javier Cansado ... Cady Palomeque
Santiago Lajusticia

Rossy de Palma ... Carmiña, mujer de Pazos en una fotografía

Julio Medem
Luis Alegre

Javier Bardem ... José Alberto 'Amor Obsoleto'

David Trueba
Laura Aparicio ... Amante de Souza
Elena Irureta
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Marta Aledo
Barricada ... Themselves
Fanny Condado
Gonzalo Cunill
Susana García Díez ... Roxana
María Jurado
Ismael Martínez
Joshean Mauleón
Sergio Pazos ... Copiloto camión de Souza (scenes deleted)
Beatriz Sevilla ... Lolita (big club)
Manuel Tallafé ... Esbirro de Pazos
Yoima Valdés ... Mónica (as Yoima)
Rosanna Walls ... Animadora
Juanma Bajo Ulloa ... Técnico del micrófono (uncredited)
Yola Berrocal ... Mujer del vestido dorado en el casino (uncredited)

Directed by
Juanma Bajo Ulloa 
 
Writing credits
Karra Elejalde (screenplay) &
Juanma Bajo Ulloa (screenplay) &
Fernando Guillén Cuervo (screenplay)

Karra Elejalde (story)

Produced by
Iñaki Burutxaga .... executive producer
Ulrich Felsberg .... co-producer
Adrian Lipp .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Bingen Mendizábal 
 
Cinematography by
Gonzalo F. Berridi 
 
Film Editing by
Pablo Blanco 
 
Casting by
Sara Bilbatua  (as Sara Bilbatúa)
 
Art Direction by
Satur Idarreta 
Nuria San Juan 
Julio Torrecilla 
 
Costume Design by
Bina Daigeler 
 
Makeup Department
Itziar Arrieta .... hair stylist
Lola López .... assistant makeup artist
Teresa Rabal .... assistant makeup artist
Amaia Solaguren .... assistant makeup artist
Amalia Soler .... assistant makeup artist
Karmele Soler .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Beatriz Becerra .... production manager
Mariví de Villanueva .... production manager
Teresa Fernández Cuesta .... post-production supervisor
Jerónimo Ferrer .... assistant production manager
Jone Miren Goenaga .... assistant production manager
Isaias Jiménez .... assistant production manager trainee
Juanjo Landa .... production supervisor
Elena Revilla .... assistant production manager trainee
Gabriel Velázquez .... assistant production manager trainee
Óscar Vigiola .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
José Bustos .... third assistant director
José Ángel Cabañas .... third assistant director
Jorge de la Cueva .... dga trainee
Luis Gómez Valdivieso .... first assistant director
Ángel Lafuente .... second assistant director
Pol Mainat .... dga trainee
Dácil Pérez de Guzmán .... second assistant director
José Ramos Paíno .... first assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Sergio Arán .... property master
Juanma Bajo Ulloa .... concept designer
Imanol Echeverría .... property master (as Imanol Etxeberria)
Cristina García .... illustrator
Jesús García .... set dresser
Carlos Gil .... set dresser
Lierni Izaguirre .... assistant property master
Pablo Martínez .... assistant property master
Rodolfo Montero .... set designer
Nicolás Osuna .... set dresser (as Nico Osuna)
Roberto Padilla .... props
Elisete Rodríguez .... set designer
Montse Sanz .... set designer
Jorge Tintó .... set designer
Zaloa Ziluaga .... props stand-by
Zaloa Ziluaga .... props
 
Sound Department
Matti Bauer .... assistant sound editor (as Matthias Bauer)
Carlos Bonmatí .... boom operator
Juan Borrell .... sound
Guillermo García .... boom operator (as Guillermo García Muñoz)
Eckhart Goebel .... sound editor
Frank González .... sound trainee (as Frank Gonzalez)
Benedikt Just .... assistant sound editor
Stefan Korte .... sound mixer
Gilles Ortion .... sound
Manuel Peinado .... boom operator
Miguel Ángel Polo .... sound
Jorge Ruiz .... provider: sound
Guillermo Solana .... boom operator
Max Bauer .... foley artist (uncredited)
Daniel Cabrera Majada .... additional sound (uncredited)
Dieter Hebben .... foley artist (uncredited)
Michael Keinath .... foley recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Antonio Castillo .... special effects assistant
Antonio Molina .... special effects assistant
Juan Ramón Molina .... special effects head
Amador Rehak .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Jorge Calvo .... digital artist: title sequence
Carlos J. Santos .... opticals
 
Stunts
Miguel Ángel Bruña .... stunts
Ignacio Carreño .... stunt coordinator
Dunja Chrobak .... stunts
Markus Chrobak .... stunts
Ricardo Cruz .... stunts
Alberto de la Fuente .... stunts
Luis M. Gutiérrez Santos .... stunts (as Luis Gutiérrez)
Antonio Lemos .... stunts
Ismael Martínez .... stunts
Emilio Meilán .... stunts
Nuria Morilla .... stunts
Enrique Plata .... stunts
Jesús Riarán .... stunts
Gene Hartline .... truck stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Arturo Aldegunde .... camera operator
Gonzalo Asensio .... assistant camera
Carlos José Atienza .... assistant camera
Juan Miguel Azpiroz .... first assistant camera (as Juanmi Azpiroz)
Eduardo Bajo Ulloa .... assistant camera: second unit
Juanma Bajo Ulloa .... camera operator
Tito Carlón .... first assistant camera
Mariano Cárdenas .... generator operator
Miguel Ángel Cárdenas .... gaffer
Juan A. de la Cueva .... camera operator (as Juan de la Cueva)
Jacobo Escamilla .... assistant camera
Javier Fesser .... camera operator: second unit
Manuel Gago .... electrician (as Manolo Gago)
José Hernández Gil .... grip
Pablo Hernández Smith .... camera operator (as Pablo Hernández)
Luigi Martin .... still photographer
Christian Molina .... second assistant camera
Jordi Monferrer .... assistant camera
Mario Montero .... camera operator
Miguel Ángel Muñoz .... assistant camera
Imanol Nabea .... second assistant camera
Daniel Palacios .... electrician
Luis Palomeque .... assistant camera
Miguel Ángel Palomino .... electrician
Miguel Ángel Pérez .... assistant camera
Juan Martín Sabell .... first assistant camera
Ramiro Sabell .... second assistant camera
Alberto Sánchez Beltrán .... electrician (as Alberto Sánchez)
Justo Torrijos .... electrician
Anselmo Villalba .... key grip
Maria Zamakola .... camera trainee (as María Zamakola)
 
Casting Department
Macarena Pombo .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Inma Artigas .... costume designer trainee
María Luisa Durán .... costumer
Emilia Montero .... costumer
Neus Olivella .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Denise Booth .... post-production coordinator: Germany
Felisa Catalinas .... negative cutter
David Collados .... second assistant editor
Fidel Collados .... first assistant editor
Maria Zamakola .... post-production assistant (as María Zamakola)
 
Location Management
Willy Blázquez .... location manager (as Guillermo Blázquez)
José María Tapiador .... location manager
 
Music Department
Javier Antoñana .... musician: guitar
Pedro Basterra .... musician: flute
Pep Bordás .... musician: saxophone
Stefan Broedner .... music consultant
Alberto de la Casa .... assistant music producer
Fernando de la Casa .... music mixer
Fernando de la Casa .... music producer
Fernando de la Casa .... music programmer
Fernando de la Casa .... music recordist
Fernando de la Casa .... musician: percussion
Virginia de la Casa .... assistant music mixer
Patxi Divar .... musician: clarinet
Helena González .... music producer
Zuriñe Guerenabarrena .... orchestrator
Jesús Guridi .... orchestrator
Ibón .... musician: txalaparta
Jon Lizaso .... musician: horn
Maribel López de Luzuriaga .... musician: tamobourine
Óscar Martínez de Guereñu .... musician
Bixente Martínez .... musician: mandolin (as Bixente Martinez)
Juanjo Mena .... conductor (as Juanjo Mena Osterix)
Juanjo Mena .... musician: clarinet (as Juanjo Mena Osterix)
Perdi .... musician: txalaparta
Joseba Robles .... musician: trumpet
Raúl Romo .... musician: saxophone
Josu Salbide .... musician: bagpipes
Carlos Subijana .... musician
Jontxu Sáez de Heredia .... assistant music producer
Josu Zabala .... musician: accordion
 
Transportation Department
Hermes Bernardo .... driver: bus
Markus Chrobak .... transportation coordinator
José Manuel Gasca .... transportation coordinator
Fernando Palacios .... driver: camera car
Romualdo Rodríguez .... driver: bus
Alfonso Sánchez .... driver: art department
Ricardo Sánchez .... driver: camera car
Miguel A. Villanueva .... driver: costumes car
Manuel Álvarez .... driver: make-up car
 
Other crew
Reyes Abades .... gunsmith
Eduardo Bajo Ulloa .... making-of
Denise Booth .... production coordinator: Germany
Eva Bretón .... cashier
Eva Bretón .... payroll
Josean Cantalapiedra .... press attache
Luis Carbajo .... production accountant
Markus Chrobak .... mechanic
Teresa Fernández Cuesta .... production coordinator: second unit
Ricardo Fernández .... production assistant
Rafael García .... caterer
José Manuel Gasca .... mechanic
María Luisa Gutiérrez .... cashier
María Luisa Gutiérrez .... payroll
Juan Pablo Gómez .... script supervisor (as Juanpa Gómez)
Maribel Higueras .... assistant accountant
Paqui Higueras .... assistant accountant
Elsa López Gelzer .... translator
José Madrigal .... legal advisor (as José María Madrigal)
Antonio Martínez Reche .... press promotion (as Alberto M. Reche)
Julio Medem .... making-of
Bea Revilla .... production coordinator
Martin Smith .... translator
Patricia Sobrino .... press promotion
Mercedes Stewart Howie .... script supervisor (as Mercedes Stewart-Howie)
 
Thanks
Teresa Acebo .... thanks
Agatha .... thanks
Ricardo Ameztoy .... thanks
Juan Pedro Aritio .... thanks
Amaya Arzuaga .... thanks
Guillermina Baeza .... thanks
Elena Cancer .... thanks
Pablo Criado .... thanks
José Luis García Arrojo .... thanks
Miguel Gómez .... thanks
John Hopewell .... thanks
María Jurado .... thanks
Laia .... thanks
Lou Lipp .... thanks
Ina Lüders .... thanks
Javier Martín .... thanks
Esther Martínez .... thanks
Rafa Mas .... thanks
Linda Pariser .... thanks
Regula .... thanks
Julio Reis .... thanks
Miguel Valbuena .... thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
124 min | 132 min (extended cut)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Javier Bardem was considered for the role of Pako, but was committed to Dance with the Devil (1997) for the same dates. He eventually ended up making a cameo appearance as the star of a soap opera shown on a TV set. Viggo Mortensen was also considered for Pako, but his Argentinean accent was deemed not suitable for a character who had to sound genuinely Spanish.See more »
Quotes:
Candidato Paiño:[while being arrested for pederasty] All this is a lie, it's clearly a complot, they set me up, man. How could I know that girl was 10 years old? Blame it on their parents! They dress them as whores!See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Starsky and Hutch" (1975)See more »
Soundtrack:
Soy rebeldeSee more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Drug fuelled spanish road movie, 27 March 2001
Author: galicia from London, UK

This film contains many bizarre elements of spanish life including what single men get up to, and especially whorehouses, a central feature of this film. Higlights of this film include Juantxo's dad who is a spanish TV chef, Santiago Segura as a child molesting politician, and Rabal as Villambrosa, afflicted by the portuguese's voodoo magic. The film is also permeated with the bizarre relationship between the spanish and portuguese, and both countries love of football. My particular favourite is the galician whorehouse manager, Manuel Maquina, whose henchmen walk around the brothel in Deportivo shirts and listens to english for business tapes in his bar. Apart from this odd things about this film include american cars.

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