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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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Diana Balaguer
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Santi Garcia
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Vittorio Raimondi
Lola Herrera ...
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Laura Conejero ...
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Miguel Palenzuela ...
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Jaime Ruiz Peñas ...
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Víctor Ruiz Peñas ...
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Santi Millán ...
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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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When unfaithfulness is peaceful (web)
12 August 2013 | by (PariS) – See all my reviews

Usually, stories about lovers and mistress are drama en end in blood. Here, it's the opposite: it's funny and happy. The idea is original and is well played as the separated lovers meet all along their life in Spain. So it's a good way to learn about the evolution of this country and its people, especially with their King. But there's more as the first look comes from the Beatles! It's Pené who plays the young lady and she is cute in this old fashion. With the years, the mature woman is played by Ana Belen, who has the same sexy look than a very famous Justice Minister of my country (RD). Thus, it's 100% Latin charm and not at all superficial: their story really speaks about why people can have two loves: as i write for "Douche froide", the reason is the difference. So it's not really about a competition of lovers, of choosing the best as they are unlike and opposite. In a way, they can be in good terms together, the bad side is that the unofficial lover is stuck to bits and leftover: he can't never access the best level because if he did, there's no more difference thus no more desire. So it's funny and tragic to see those lovers meet, dream and leave as it's their fate. In addition, it's never repetitive as there's a lot of humor, due to the facts that they must do little lies, silly plans for their official families.

Again a good surprise from my neighbors !


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