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El invierno de las anjanas (2000)

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A young worker enjoying an affair with an upper class beauty, Adelaida, is drafted by the Spanish Army to fight in the Cuban War of Independence. After Adelaida receives an unusual ... See full summary »

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Eusebio Sánchez Arguello / Andrés Echarri
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Adelaida
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Maria
Juan Diego ...
Germán
Ana Gracia ...
Pilar
Petra Martínez ...
Justa
Mario Zorrilla ...
Lucio
Fernando Vivanco ...
Ricardo
Juan Margallo ...
Félix
José Ignacio Fernández Benito ...
Doctor Uranga
Carla Granados ...
Sara
Elisa Vidal ...
Manuela
Laura Heredero ...
Senator's Wife
Manuel Breton ...
Secretary
Fernando Rebanal ...
Miruello
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A young worker enjoying an affair with an upper class beauty, Adelaida, is drafted by the Spanish Army to fight in the Cuban War of Independence. After Adelaida receives an unusual announcement regarding her lover's death in combat, she refuses to believe the loss of her lover. Her class-conscious family, led by her jealous sister Maria, believes that Adelaida has lost her mind and places Adelaida in an insane asylum. However, Adelaida continues to to live according to her beliefs of passion and freedom. Fellow "inmates" tell her about the wood-nymphs which inhabit the adjacent forest. Adelaida is convinced these nymphs will lead her to her lover and to happiness. Written by Gonz30

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...de amor y de sueños

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El invierno de las anjanas (De amor y de sombras)  »

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Beautifully filmed loved story
30 June 2000 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

THE WINTER OF WOODNYMPHS combine Northern Spanish mythology (the woodnymph legend) with a heated story of forbidden love between the hot Elena Anaya and even hotter Eduardo Noriega. Elvira Minguez is perfect as the meddling sister, adding further obstacles to this love story. Set against the background of Spain's defeat in the Cuban War (a/k/a the Spanish American War), there are several interesting elements thrown into the main plot, which could very well stand on its own. For Noriega and Minguez fans, this movie is a must.


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