MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 442 this week

Gaudi Afternoon (2001)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Mystery  |  31 May 2002 (Spain)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 994 users   Metascore: 44/100
Reviews: 34 user | 12 critic | 8 from Metacritic.com

Alone in a foreign city, Cassandra must solve a family's darkest, deepest secrets before she can confront her own past.

Director:

Writers:

, (novel)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

Related News

16 different ways that films make money
| Den of Geek

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 267 titles
created 02 Jan 2012
 
a list of 16 titles
created 30 Mar 2013
 
a list of 39 titles
created 04 May 2013
 
a list of 68 titles
created 01 Nov 2013
 
a list of 26 titles
created 08 May 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Gaudi Afternoon" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Gaudi Afternoon (2001)

Gaudi Afternoon (2001) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gaudi Afternoon.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The Hollowheads are a strange, futuristic family that live in a Jetsons type world complete with many cool gadgets. Henry is hoping for a promotion at the slime factory in which he works ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas R. Burman
Stars: John Glover, Nancy Mette, Richard Portnow
Hightide (1987)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.

Director: Gillian Armstrong
Stars: Judy Davis, Jan Adele, Claudia Karvan
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A troubled young man struggling to right himself after the premature death of his father.

Director: James C.E. Burke
Stars: Joshua Jackson, Donald Sutherland, Juliette Lewis
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.

Director: Garry Marshall
Stars: Juliette Lewis, Diane Keaton, Giovanni Ribisi
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Harling
Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Bill Paxton, Juliette Lewis
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

How the discovery of a father's affair affects each member of his family.

Director: Michael Bortman
Stars: Peter Berg, Vincent D'Onofrio, Noah Wyle
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young woman becomes obsessed with a small-time North Carolina rock singer.

Director: Toni Kalem
Stars: Lili Taylor, Guy Pearce, Irma P. Hall
A Cooler Climate (TV Movie 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Iris is broke after her divorce and takes a job working as a housekeeper for a wealthy woman named Paula. When Paula and her husband separate, an unlikely friendship blossoms between the women.

Director: Susan Seidelman
Stars: Sally Field, Judy Davis, Winston Rekert
Watch It (1993)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Mike, Danny, and Rick are grown men who share a house in Chicago. They take on a fourth house mate, John, who is Mike's estranged first cousin. John's welcome to the house is crowned by his... See full summary »

Director: Tom Flynn
Stars: Peter Gallagher, Suzy Amis, John C. McGinley
Bright Angel (1990)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Road-movie from Montana to Wyoming. A gullible, innocent young man (Mulroney) assists a versatile girl (Taylor) on her long quest to get her brother out of jail.

Director: Michael Fields
Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Lili Taylor, Sam Shepard
Julie Johnson (2001)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A woman attempts to realize the dreams she never knew she had.

Director: Bob Gosse
Stars: Lili Taylor, Courtney Love, Noah Emmerich
Foreverland (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young man with cystic fibrosis, along with the sister of a fallen friend, goes in search of a legendary healing shrine in Mexico.

Director: Max McGuire
Stars: Max Thieriot, Laurence Leboeuf, Demian Bichir
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Cassandra
...
Frankie
...
Ben
...
April
...
Delilah
María Barranco ...
Carmen (as Maria Barranco)
Christopher Bowen ...
Hamilton
Pep Molina ...
Paco
Víctor Álvaro ...
Juan (as Victor Alvaro)
Steve Itkin ...
Harry (voice)
Sergi Ruiz ...
Carmen's Older Son
Glòria Casas ...
Carmen's Daughter (as Gloria Casas)
Aitor Extravizz ...
Carmen's Son
Glòria Roig ...
Carmen's Mother (as Gloria Roig)
Alexandra Tugues ...
La Grande (as Alejandra Tugues)
Edit

Storyline

Cassandra, a solitary writer in Barcelona (a US ex-pat) gets a call for help from a stranger - a stylish woman named Frankie - who wants Cassandra to find her husband, so he can sign some important papers. Nothing Frankie says is true: the husband turns out to be a woman, the issue isn't legal papers but a child's custody, and even Frankie's most obvious identity, in red cape and red pumps, is a false front. But Cassandra keeps at it, at first to earn her promised fee, and then to help Frankie, then Frankie's ex, then the child. Along the way, this solitary and somewhat disconnected and bewildered writer frees herself to finish a novel and re-establish a broken relationship. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 May 2002 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

As Tardes de Gaudi  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Carmen: [to Cassandra] It's no wonder you can never get a date - sexual confusion.
See more »

Connections

References A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Bésame mucho
Written by Consuelo Velázquez
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Extremely Enjoyable film!
17 February 2003 | by (Bloomington, IN) – See all my reviews

From the opening credits, a marvelous montage of organic elements rendered in a very Gaudi-esque style, I had a sense that this would be a quirky and fun film. I was not disappointed. If you have ever lived as an expatriate, you will immediately identify with the Judy Davis character. The terrific soundtrack captures the lure of Catalonia, especially the signature tune, "Sway (Quien Sera)" written by Norman Gimbel and Pablo Beltran Ruiz and sung by Dean Martin.

There is no nudity or sex in this film and the fact that the characters aren't hetero is only a plot device and is not otherwise significant. Surprisingly, Juliette Lewis is the weakest performer of the entire cast. Extremely enjoyable!


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Who is the singer...? marie1153
Funniest moment in the movie Bree140
Discuss Gaudi Afternoon (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?