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La comunidad (2000)

The accidental discovery of a big fortune hidden in the apartment of a deceased man will fill the heart of a real estate agent with greed and dreams of a luxurious life, but the neighbours think otherwise.

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(as Alex de la Iglesia)

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(as Jorge Guerricaecheverria), (as Alex de la Iglesia)
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Julia
Eduardo Antuña ...
Charly
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Encarna (as Maria Asquerino)
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Ricardo (as Jesus Bonilla)
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Paquita (as Marta Fernandez Muro)
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Hortensia (as Paca Gabaldon)
Ane Gabarain ...
Karina
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Castro
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Emilio (as Emilio Gutierrez Caba)
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Dolores (as Kiti Manver)
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Ramona (as Terele Pavez)
Roberto Perdomo ...
Oswaldo
Manuel Tejada ...
Chueca
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Domínguez (as Enrique Villen)
Gorka Aguinagalde ...
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Storyline

Julia finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's house while selling an apartment. She's a 40-ish real estate agent now forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community (of neighbors), headed by an unscrupulous administrator. Black humor gives way to suspense, closely followed by horror that doesn't take long in coming to a head in undisguised pandemonium. Written by ElianaG

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Intrigue on the top floor! See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

29 September 2000 (Spain)  »

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A Comunidade  »

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Budget:

€4,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Body Count: 6 See more »

Quotes

Domínguez: The suitcase! Fucking greed will send us to hell.
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Spoofs Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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De La Iglesia's Masterpiece
7 October 2003 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

Alex de la Iglesia creates an amazing mixture with Thriller and Comedy. As a comedy is absolutely hilarious, humour is dark as night. As a thriller is technically perfect, your house becomes a true hell, and your lovely neighbours becomes the most terrific freaks. There is not a single mistake in the script, which has also has some surprises to the viewer, and the resources, the camera work, the sound usage, everything is perfect. Maura is great, and also is all the supporting cast. No doubt, this movie will become a classical of the spanish cinema. 10/10


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