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I Will Survive (1999)

Sobreviviré (original title)
Marga is having a streak of bad luck. Through her friendship with Rosa, she tries to regain her self-confidence, but love interests again create conflict. It is while developing a ... See full summary »

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Mirta Ibarra ...
Rosa
Rosana Pastor ...
Trini
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Rolando
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Carmen
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José (as Àlex Brendemühl)
Javier Martín ...
Carlos
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Roberto (as Adriá Collado)
Elena Irureta ...
Mariví
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Fernando
Marta Suárez ...
Rocío
Carmen Arbex ...
Elena
Carlos Lucas ...
Abuelo
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Marga is having a streak of bad luck. Through her friendship with Rosa, she tries to regain her self-confidence, but love interests again create conflict. It is while developing a relationship with a handsome gay sculptor ten years her junior: Iñaqui, that she starts to improve. However, Marga and Iñaqui go beyond friendship, but are frustrated by their limitations. Ultimately, the two may have to settle for an "impossible" love relationship, as their unique best road to happiness. Written by ElianaG

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19 November 1999 (Spain)  »

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References Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) See more »

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Sevillanas de la vida
Written by Paco Ortega
Performed by Alba Molina
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I love the rain and the apartment building.
5 March 2009 | by See all my reviews

I really like several scenes when Inaqi walks Marga to her apartment. I felt as if I was watching them right in front of that apartment building. It makes me feel so sentimental. I am sure that they probably took those different scenes in the same day or continuously until they were finished. When it rains, the rain adds even more emotion to the apartment building.

I can't believe that this film was released in 1999, that was ten years ago. It still has the contemporary touch.

The gay flight attendant's dancing is not very good, a little cheesy which made that scene funny. His body is not very ripped. Then again, most people look like that. And his briefs is a little too loose. Same thing applies to the guy who Inaqi met in the fitting room, his briefs is also a little too loose. If it was done by the Hollywood people, I am sure that they will pick someone with real muscles and wears tight briefs.

Overall, this is a very good movie. I am surprised that only so few people have voted and left comments for this movie. You don't have to be straight or gay to watch this movie, searching for love is something that everyone wants to do.


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