In 1931, a young soldier (Fernando) deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner (Manolo) due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters (... See full summary »
Fernando Fernán Gómez,
True story of thirteen totally normal young women that suffered harsh questioning and were put in prison under made up charges of helping the rebellion against Franco back in the 1940's. ... See full summary »
Emilio Martínez Lázaro
Pilar López de Ayala,
Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.
Funny Spanish comedy about a group of actors and their twisted and silly relationships themselves
This is a hilarious as well as amusing Spanish comedy dealing with various love stories and actors , as concerning inside Actors Studio. The plot is lively and nice , it has its sympathetic moments here and there and is formed by some humor set-pieces that divide the action in diverse episodes , as protagonists perform classic plays such as Hamlet by Shakespeare , El Misantropo by Moliere , Don Juan by Zorrilla , Romeo and Julieta by Shakespeare ; while players are playing , their acting reflects on reality . Along the way there take place several love stories plenty of twists and turns until a weak and forced finale in which actors fight themselves .
Comical as well as wild comedy is loaded with irony , slapdash , humor with tongue-in-cheek , jokes , rapid flashes , thrilling choreography , funny situations and with a distinctly Spanish sense of style . Fun comedy with touches of irreverence and full of entertainment , humor and sheer amusement . Humor is sometimes cheesy and gross-out with numerous naughty and picaresque situations such as sex jokes , threesome and adult scenes . This is a special Spanish comedy from the 2000s with the usual ingredients such as enjoyable humor topped with a little bit of original touches here and there , including brief drama , though the tone of the film is light-hearted . The pic is finely played by experienced actors as Verónica Forqué , Daniel Giménez Cacho , Candela Peña , Carmen Balagué , Jorge Sanz , Rosa Maria Sardà , Pedro Martínez , Carmen Machi, as young players such as Marta Etura , Nur Al Levi , Cecilia Freire and singer Dani Martín of ¨El Canto Del Loco¨. Atmspheric and adequate musical score by Juan Carlos Gomez . Evocativa as well as colorful cinematography by Jaume Peracaula , including some moments splitting screen .
The yarn was well financed by two of the best Spanish producers , Gerardo Herrero and Eduardo Campoy . The picture was compellingly written by the same filmmaker and Cristina Rota , including some biographic elements , in fact , his character is magnificently played by Verónica Forque as a stiff director of a famous actors studio . Many known Spanish actor studied interpretation in her Actors School : Malena Alterio and Ernesto Alterio, Guillermo Toledo, Alberto San Juan, Nathalie Poza, Andrés Lima, Luis Bermejo, Penélope Cruz, Fernando Tejero, Roberto Álamo, her son Juan Diego Botto and daughter María Botto , and ,of course , most players of this flick .
The motion picture was well directed directed by Joaquin Oristrell expert on filming comedies (Dieta Mediterranea , unconscious , Novios , ? De Que Rien Las Mujeres ¿) but most famous as writer (Love causes seriously damage your health , Off Key , Between your legs , Extasis). The flick will appeal to Spanish cinema fonds . Rating : Good but entertaining.
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