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Sound of the Sea (2001)
"Son de mar" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  8 June 2001 (Spain)
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A new literature teacher, Ulises, comes to a small town near the sea and falls in love with a young woman, Martina. This woman is loved by a rich businessman named Alberto but chooses ... See full summary »

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Ulises
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Eduard Fernández ...
Sierra
Neus Agulló ...
Roseta
Pep Cortés ...
Basilio
Ricky Colomer ...
Abel
Sergio Caballero ...
Xavier
Carla Collado ...
Mujer de Rojo (as Carla Collard)
Juan Muñoz ...
Director Instituto
Pablo Rivero ...
Jorgito
Ana María Máñez ...
Pescadera
Clara Serrano ...
Betty
Bautista Devesa ...
Quisquillo
José Gonga ...
Cura Funeral
Ricardo López ...
Camarero Fiesta
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A new literature teacher, Ulises, comes to a small town near the sea and falls in love with a young woman, Martina. This woman is loved by a rich businessman named Alberto but chooses Ulises. Soon after their marriage and the birth of their son, Ulises vanishes while fishing at sea. In the meanwhile Martina marries Alberto, but all is not what it seems... Written by Felice Vaiani

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Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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ESP 118,494,035 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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See you later, alligator.....
22 December 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Bigas Luna is a strange breed of the Spanish cinema: He is out to shock his audience all the time with sex, sex, and more sex. How strange, when everyone else is busy imitating him... The story he gives us here connects Ulyses and Martina in a web of passion in which the same sex they live for prove to be their own downfall.

We cannot fault the director with an eye for giving us gorgeous women like Penelope, Aitana, Leonor, and others just as beautiful, except Romaine Bohringer in The Chambermaid of the Titanic. Mr. Bigas Luna has an eye for the visual, as he demonstrates with the opening scenes with the sounds effects and music. The only problem with this film is that the story doesn't hold when it turns out to be another soap opera in which Ms. Watling goes into her own fashion show. While it is fun to watch, one comes out after seeing this film empty of any emotional involvement with the characters or the situation that was presented here. Jordi Molla and Leonor Watling make an attractive couple. It's obvious that Mr. Molla's screen appearances let him express himself by letting it all "hang out" as shown in this film as well as in Second Skin! Well done Bigas Luna and see your alligator later.........


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