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Tomás (as Jordi Mollá)
Ernesto Alterio ...
Jaime
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Juan Echanove ...
Víctor Marquina
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Álex Angulo ...
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Pepón Nieto ...
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Ana Rayo ...
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Pepo Oliva ...
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Mario Vedoya ...
Matías
Juli Mira ...
Virgilio
Chema Mazo ...
Herrero
Mónica Cano ...
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Two students are arrested for painting revolutionary graffiti on the university walls. They escape from the camp and flee with two American girls, disguised as rich young men who are showing Spain to two tourists. Written by Oscar Esteban <oesteban@openbank.es>

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Political commentary and comedy in Franco-era Spain
30 May 2000 | by (Atlanta, Georgia) – See all my reviews

Despite the ominous political overtones of the opening scenes, where two university students are given harsh eight-year prison sentences for anti-Franco graffiti, the movie eventually develops into a comedy as two American girls pretending to be rich tourists in a red convertible become their accomplices in an escape attempt. Franco's chief of security forces, who was instrumental in getting the harsh sentences imposed, keeps popping up in various scenes throughout the film.


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