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Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health (1996)
"El amor perjudica seriamente la salud" (original title)

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Two young people meet in the 60's as a result of their devotion to John Lennon, and have a recurring relationship during the next thirty years at the oddest of moments, in the most diverse ... See full summary »

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Ana Belén ...
Diana Balaguer
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Santi Garcia
Gabino Diego ...
Santi joven
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Diana Balaguer joven
Carles Sans ...
Vittorio Raimondi
Lola Herrera ...
María Luisa
Laura Conejero ...
María José
Luis Fernando Alvés ...
Gonzalo
Miguel Palenzuela ...
José
Jaime Ruiz Peñas ...
Gemelo 1
Víctor Ruiz Peñas ...
Gemelo 2
Santi Millán ...
Secretario 1 (as Santiago Millán)
José Corbacho ...
Secretario 2 (as José Corbacho Nieto)
José Antonio Navarro ...
Empleado Seguridad (as José A. Navarro)
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Two young people meet in the 60's as a result of their devotion to John Lennon, and have a recurring relationship during the next thirty years at the oddest of moments, in the most diverse places, and during very important moments that defined several decades. Pay attention as one couple of younger actors alternate with the other couple of older actors to recreate this 30 year span in this Spanish-French comedy. Written by Gonz30

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A terrific atypical romance
5 July 2000 | by (Woodland Hills, CA) – See all my reviews

I saw this film as part of a series while I was going to school in Spain. Spanish films tend be, for the most part, confusing, unsatisfying, and obviously low-budget. _El amor perjudica seriamente la salud_ is none of these things. The performances are absolutely outstanding (with a very notable early Penelope Cruz role) and the story is at times screamingly hilarious. At others, it is devastatingly sad. It has the wonderful quality of seeming to be a cute little romantic comedy that actually evolves into a complex, finely tuned film that can easily become the topic of a night's conversation after the film. I've not yet seen it in English, but I'm doing all in my power to find it here in the United States. Truly, truly excellent.


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