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Masterpiece (2000)

Obra maestra (original title)
Two cinephile weirdos kidnap a famous actress to force her to star in a little movie they're making with an 8mm camera



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Credited cast:
Amanda Castro
Benito Cañaveras
Pablo Carbonell ...
Luis Cuenca ...
Jesús Bonilla ...
Joserra Cadiñanos ...
Anabel Labrador ...
Novia Carolo
Manolo Codeso ...
Padre de Benito
Anna Maria Barbany ...
Madre de Benito (as Ana María Barbany)
Concha Redondo ...
Abuela Benito
Alicia Cifredo ...
Cuñada Benito
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis Alegre ...
Lechero musical
José María Cañete ...
Suegro Carolo


Carolo and Benito are two losers with a loose screw who share their passion for cinema. They've written a script for Benito to direct and Carolo to act, but they also need a leading actress so they approach their muse, Amanda Castro, a famous star whose career is starting to go downhill because of her drug problems and bitter character. She takes them for whackos (which indeed they are a bit) and refuses to listen to them. So then, driven by their determination, the two men kidnap her and take her to a remote house in the woods, where filming will take place, in the hope that her initial hostility will turn to friendship once she gets to know them and their project... Written by Pablo Montoya <[canarias15@ctv.es]>

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




Release Date:

27 October 2000 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Basyapit  »

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2.35 : 1
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16 November 2003 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

These two guys are Spain's top comedians? If that's so, then comedy in Spain must be a very laid-back affair. I was never sure whether this was meant to be a comedy or a drama. It was an OK movie, no more than that. Ariadna is very pretty in a tough / punk kind of way.

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