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,
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.
Álex de la Iglesia
19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante.
Juan Diego Botto,
During IMF & World Bank Summit and demonstrations which upset Madrid, like other capitals, major corporation Dekia holds interviews to recruit a top executive from seven applicants. Their ... See full summary »
Through five stories, the movie addresses sex and love: Paco and Ana are a marriage looking for reactivate the passion of their sexual relations, long time unsatisfied; Jose Luis tries to ... See full summary »
Natalia de Molina,
A work of Valle-Inclán, the story takes place in Galicia in the early twentieth century. To escape poverty, the wife of a sacristan uses a hydrocephalic child as a sideshow attraction. This causes a confrontation with her sister-in-law.
Mr Oristrell's film career as a screen writer, should have given him a better understanding of the material he decided to direct, but obviously he had no clue as to what a mess this film was going to be.
The story is absurd. It rings untrue from beginning to end. Everything is phoney. The characters are 1 dimensional and paper thin. The main conflict between Isabel and Mario, 20 years before was stupid. The character of Isabel is badly played by Ms. Forque, whose career is even more difficult to explain in the Spanish cinema. It's very difficult to think an acting teacher would resort to let her students emote in the way she lets them. It's a shame that Rosa Maria Sarda didn't consult her good friend Ventura Pons before she accepted her role in this film. This is a step backward for her in a thankless appearance. What about Jorge Sanz' yoga instructor? What does he add to the plot? All in all this is a very badly cooked paella. Let's hope Mr. Oristrell doesn't get another idea about directing his own material any time soon.
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