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La buena estrella (1997)

Marina, a woman with a glass eye, has the bad luck to be the victim of an assault witnessed by Rafael, a goodhearted butcher, who rescues her from her attacker, a man named Daniel. Rafael ... See full summary »

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Rafael
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Marina
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Daniel
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Ana Mari
Ramón Barea ...
Paco
Clara Sanchis ...
Elena (as Clara Sanchís)
Andrea Ramírez ...
Estrella 3 años
Lola Franco ...
Estrella 9 años
Sonia Cuellar ...
Marinita
José Domínguez ...
Ramón
Ramiro Alonso ...
Martín
Francisco Marsó ...
Taxista (as Paco Marsó)
Cristina Collado ...
Mari Carmen
Cristina Camisón ...
Nurse
José Urdiain ...
David
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Marina, a woman with a glass eye, has the bad luck to be the victim of an assault witnessed by Rafael, a goodhearted butcher, who rescues her from her attacker, a man named Daniel. Rafael has physical problems of his own, but the two stay together as a couple. A baby not Rafael's, for he lost his testicles in an accident is born. Rafael looks forward to raising the child as his own if Marina will consent. Written by Eileen Berdon <eberdon@aol.com>

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En el corazón del otro  »

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ESP 175,000,000 (estimated)
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only good intentions
29 January 2004 | by (seville) – See all my reviews

Its a simple story of love and abandon. Antonio Resines plays a guy who is a winner in life but a loser in love, maribel verdu is an outsider and she comes to his life. This movie has the same vicious than much of spanish dramas, not too much action, very boring sometimes, and a lot of argues between the characters. The performance of maribel verdu is excellent but the performance of Antonio Resines is awful. There's some few moments where you get interested on what's going on, but there's much more moments when nothing happens. There's nothing new in the plot, you can find a lot of movies like this one, and with better results.


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