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La niña de tus ojos (1998)

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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Blas Fontiveros
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Julián Torralba
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Castillo
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Marco Bonilla
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Lucía Gandía
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Václav Passer (as Mirosláv Táborský)
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Leo
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Heinrich von Wermelskirch
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Magda Goebbels
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Embajador (as Juan Luís Galiardo)
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Drama

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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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The Girl of Your Dreams  »

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Budget:

€4,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€875,951 (Spain), 13 November 1998, Limited Release
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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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Followed by La reina de España (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

La bien pagá
Written by Ramón Perelló & Juan Mostazo
Performed by Penélope Cruz
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As a non Spanish speaker I really enjoyed this...
31 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

I have just got this film on DVD I saw it a couple of years ago during a Penelope Cruz season in Manchester, I enjoyed it then & I enjoyed it just as much now.

As a non-Spanish speaker I still got the comic elements & the historical references to a point & now I have it on DVD I can go back & check any bits I have missed.

I just like the characters in this film, the fish out of water element of the Spanish in Nazi Germany is very funny the off the cuff one liners are priceless.

Cruz & Resinas may be the focus of the film & they are lead the way but everyone gets a moment to shine in this film, segura is my favourite he always steals some or all the limelight in any film he appears.

I would heartily recommend this film it may not be up to Belle Epoque but its not far behind.


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