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26 January 2001 (Spain) See more »
Longtime friends Angel and Edu share a flat. Angel is a pretty boy, but a very straight arrow sort of young man... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Javier Albalá ... Ángel
Jordi Collet ... Edu

Lola Dueñas ... Txell
Míriam Alamany ... Elena

Cristina Brondo ... Aina
Miquel García Borda ... Óscar
Mercè Comes ... Frutera
Montse Guallar ... Madre Aina
Mariano Mariano ... Camarero
Ariadna Planas ... Enfermera 1
Montserrat Romero ... Enfermera 2
Susana García Díez ... Enfermera 3

Marc Garcia Coté ... Hermano Aina (as Marc García)
Xavier Bassiana ... Frutero
Frine Velilla ... Policía 1
Elena Camprubi ... Policía 2
Ivan Benabeu ... Policía 3
Ignasi Chaparro ... Violador
Montse Cerco ... Dependienta
Joan Mateu ... Vagabundo

Directed by
Miquel García Borda 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Miquel García Borda 
Toni Martín  play "Canvis"

Produced by
Joan Bosch .... producer
Pedro Doménech .... producer
Original Music by
Joan Díaz 
Jordi Prats 
Cinematography by
Jordi Tort 
Film Editing by
Lluis Freixa 
Art Direction by
Mila Torres 
Costume Design by
Glòria Viguer 
Makeup Department
Laura G. Constans .... makeup artist
Eva Romera .... hair stylist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
LaCris García .... first assistant director
Art Department
Fran Cruz .... props
Sound Department
Pepe Cáceres .... sound engineer
Edgar Vidal .... foley artist
Kiku Vidal .... foley artist
Visual Effects by
Gloria Bernabeu .... digital compositor
Jaume Vilaseca .... digital effects artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Josep Llopart .... electrician
Gemma Nierga .... thanks

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"Todo me pasa a mí" - Spain (original title)
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USA:108 min
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Looks a lot like filmed theater, 22 August 2004
Author: newland80 from Vitoria, Spain

There is a very common problem when a theatrical play is adapted to the screen: the eventual result is more like filmed theater than cinema strictly speaking. This is precisely the case with "Todo me pasa a mi", which is a poor film adapted from a possibly nice play (I haven't seen the stage version).

Visually speaking, it's pure theater, and so are the dialogue and performances. Maybe screenwriter/director Miquel García Borda should have tried to enrich the film by adding some more cinematic effects, instead of filming it with just a few actors in a very limited number of settings. Pieces of dialogue that are considered normal in theater are puzzling in cinema, and so are some of the grandiloquent performances.

These considerations aside, "Todo me pasa a mí" is nice enough plotwise, and some of the characters are very interesting. That is why I thought the theatrical play must be quite engaging and entertaining. In a nutshell, the film is not much cinematic ally speaking, but it has a nice entertaining story and it's worth a watch anyway.

Overall rating: 5/10

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