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Earth (1996)
"Tierra" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  10 April 1997 (Netherlands)
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Angel, an exterminator recently released from a mental hospital, comes to rid a small Spanish town of tiny grubs in the soil. The local wine-making industry has found these pests ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carmelo Gómez ...
Ángel Bengoelxeo
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Ángela
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Patricio
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Mari
Nancho Novo ...
Alberto
Txema Blasco ...
Tomás
Ane Sánchez ...
Ángela Hija
Juan José Suárez ...
Manuel
Ricardo Amador ...
Charly
César Vea ...
Miñón
Pepe Viyuela ...
Ulloa
Alicia Agut ...
Cristina
Miguel Palenzuela ...
Tío Ángel
Vicente Haro ...
Alcalde (as Vicente Haro Marón)
Adelfina Serrano ...
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Angel, an exterminator recently released from a mental hospital, comes to rid a small Spanish town of tiny grubs in the soil. The local wine-making industry has found these pests responsible for giving their product an "earthy" taste that has divided local opinion. While in town, Angel becomes involved with two beautiful and very different women, and impacts their lives on a grand scale. Can either of these women accept the fact that Angel travels with a "ghost" of himself, or that he routinely speaks with the deseased townspeople? Written by mikhail080@cs.com

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ESP 114,564,801 (Spain)
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Antonio Banderas was supposed to play Ángel in the film, but due to schedule problems, director Julio Medem replaced him with Carmelo Gómez See more »

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References The Exterminating Angel (1962) See more »

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Beautiful movie
4 November 2002 | by (Slovakia) – See all my reviews

It is a beautiful movie (as most of Medem's movies are), visually absolutely stunning, with very good actors and a very human(istic) plot. It sometimes gets complicated, sometimes it does not make too much sense, but at the end it does not really matter. Probably the best way to enjoy this film is to let the images guide you into their dizzying magical world and you will then feel deep inside what it is all about.


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