Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.
The movie tells the story of a family of comedians that work in the towns of Spain during the 40's and 50's. Life gets very tough for them since they cannot compete any longer with cinema. ... See full summary »
One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...
Living It Up tells the story of a bus driver who is on the verge of committing suicide when a man offers him some friendly advice - borrow 100 million pesetas from the Mafia and do ... See full summary »
Martin wants to become a writer, although he is aware of his limits. One day, by chance, he comes across the original of a work by his neighbour, a famous writer, and presents it as if it ... See full summary »
This documentary looks at "the back of the world": small children working as quarrymen in Peru, Kurdish political refugees from Turkey, and families and inmates awaiting the end on Mississippi's Death Row.
This is a sometimes sad, most of the time sparkling comedy that describes vividly Spanish life at that moment, and situations that could cause insomnia to most persons. I think anyone in the world could enjoy that film, although perhaps you must see the original version to catch all its humour. I give it 9/10.
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