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The Girl of Your Dreams (1998)

La niña de tus ojos (original title)
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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Trini Morenos
Jesús Bonilla ...
Marco Bonilla
Lucia Gandia
Václav Passer (as Mirosláv Táborský)
Heinrich von Wermelskirch
Embajador (as Juan Luís Galiardo)


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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

13 November 1998 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

The Girl of Your Dreams  »

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€4,200,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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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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Penelope Cruz plays herself, with such adorable eyes.
18 January 2000 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

It all begins wonderfully, in this new Fernando Trueba´s movie.

It seems to be original and funny, a nice critic to Hitler and his nazi followers, with many good acting, and of course, a fine direction. But I expected a little bit more... At the end, all I remember was: ¨my God, Penélope Cruz, the pregnant nun who appears in ´Todo Sobre Mi Madre´, de Pedro Almodóvar, is so beautiful!¨ With her big and lovely eyes, she is ¨la niña de tus ojos¨

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