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Martin (Hache) (1997)
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19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eusebio Poncela ...
Ana María Picchio ...
Blanca (as Ana Maria Picchio)
José M.ª Navarro
José María Sacristán ...
Schauve (as José M. Sacristán)
Joaquin A. Colmenares ...
Ángel Amorós ...
Productor Teatro (as Angel Amoros)
Kojun Notsu ...
Joven Oriental
Esther Herrera ...
Niña Andrógina
Marisa Cabezón ...
Mujer Espejo (as Marisa Cabezon)
Enrique Liporace ...
Claudia Gallegos ...
Leonora Balcarce ...


19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante. Written by Anonymous

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No quiere trabajar. No quiere estudiar. No es un vago. Quiere ser libre.




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Release Date:

17 April 1997 (Argentina)  »

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ESP 200,000,000 (estimated)

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Hache: Are you top or bottom?
Dante: When a man goes to bed with another man to make love, it's just like with a woman. One does what gives pleasure. One does and let do.
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Written and Performed by Astor Piazzolla (as Astor Piazolla)
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Once in a life time
18 May 1999 | by (Mexico City, Mexico) – See all my reviews

Once or twice in a lifetime you watch a movie that strikes you exactly in the moment when you need it, and you feel completely identified with it. That happened to me today when I saw Martín (Hache), commenting on movies is a very subjective thing to do, you can like a movie even if it's a flick just because you needed someone to tell you what the movie is saying in that exact moment. Anyway, that's what this movie is about; reflection and not only for young people also for adults.

This movie has lots of social and political opinions in between lines, it's a perfect mirror of the society we live in but it doesn't give a point of view that's what's great about it!, it keeps itself objective. Like Dante would say about drugs, they make everything relative the only truth is your truth, Post-modernism!, XX Century!, there aren't any more rules to obey, society is rotten and it's a dream to try and change it, so you might as well adapt and enjoy the "good" things about life.

After you see this movie I really hope you question yourself, what is the meaning of "good". Everything is relative, remember?

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