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La mirada del otro (1998)

Begoña is a thirty something consultant who has rebelled against her upper-middle-class background and has overdone it with sex ever since her youth. On recommendation of her psychoanalyst ... See full summary »

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Miguel Ángel García ...
Daniel
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Ramón
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Blanca Apilánez ...
Isabel
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Luciano
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Madre (as Mª Jesús Valdés)
Ana Obregón ...
Marian
Miguel Bosé ...
Santiago
Txema Sandoval ...
Yuyi
Pedro Miguel Martínez ...
Luis
Nuria Soler ...
Esposa de Luis
Miguel Cazorla ...
Chico
Berta Casals ...
Chica
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Begoña is a thirty something consultant who has rebelled against her upper-middle-class background and has overdone it with sex ever since her youth. On recommendation of her psychoanalyst she keeps a video diary of her encounters. On Christmas Eve, reluctantly, Begoña goes to have dinner with her dysfunctional family: her stern mother, her married brother and her younger sister. Soon, Begoña, the family's black sheep, clash with her relatives. Written by lament

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20 February 1998 (Spain)  »

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ESP 350,000,000 (estimated)
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Victoria Abril pulled out due to creative differences with Vicente Aranda. See more »

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A very weird and original film.
2 December 1999 | by (San Juan de los Morros, Venezuela) – See all my reviews

Ok.. this is not an easy film to see, but I have to confess that I enjoyed every minute of the gross and rudeness of it... The performances are all great (at less I think they were all much more than believable) specially Laura Morante as Begoña... wow! The presence of Miguel Bosé was quite good, and the performance of young Miguel Angel Garcia was quite fine, even impressive... I think that this picture might be misunderstood as a poor and grotesque film but in fact I see it much more like an introspection of the human nature before adversities... Vicente Aranda probes to be a very risked director... I loved his work in Amantes but this is a total different kind of film making. Great ending, great ideas... pure originality. If you like bizarre movies about the alienation of human beings this is the one!


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