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The Girl of Your Dreams (1998)
"La niña de tus ojos" (original title)

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A company of Spanish movie makers leaves Franco's Spain and moves to Hitler's Germany to make a film in co-production. Soon some problems start to arise...

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Julián Torralba
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Rosa Rosales
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Trini Morenos
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Marco Bonilla
Neus Asensi ...
Lucia Gandia
Miroslav Táborský ...
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Leo
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Heinrich von Wermelskirch
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María Barranco ...
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Corren los años 40. Una modesta compañía de cineastas españoles abandona la España de Franco trasladándose a la Alemania de Hitler, para realizar una película coproducida entre ambos países. Se trata de un musical de ritmos andaluces protagonizado por la actriz Macarena Granada y dirigido por Blas Fontiveros. El contraste de ideologías entre españoles y alemanes es bastante marcado, y ello no tarda en hacerse notar... Written by Miguel Ángel Díaz González

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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13 November 1998 (Spain)  »

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€4,200,000 (estimated)
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Based on true events during the filming of Carmen (la de Triana) (1938) and Nights in Andalusia (1938), both starring Imperio Argentina. See more »

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References Carmen (la de Triana) (1938) See more »

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La bien pagá
Written by Ramón Perelló & Juan Mostazo
Performed by Penélope Cruz
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One of the best Spanish movies.
15 December 2007 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

great movie, great acting, costume design, art direction, screen play... everything is awesome in this film. One of Frenando Trueba's masterpieces, just watch it. One of the best Spanish films.

Penelope Cruz is just outstanding as macarena!

the most expensive Spanish production until Alatriste was made! It should have gone to the Oscars for best foreign film, and not "the Grandfather" from Garci.

10 out of 10, without any doubt.

(sorry for my bad English)

Bye! and watch the film! :P


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