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Privates Lives (2001)
"Vidas privadas" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Drama  |  2 November 2001 (Spain)
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Credited cast:
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Carmen Uranga
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Gustavo 'Gana' Bertolini
Luis Ziembrowski ...
Alejandro Rossemberg
Chunchuna Villafañe ...
Sofía Uranga
Lito Cruz ...
Rodolfo Bertolini
Carola Reyna ...
Roxana Rodó
Héctor Alterio ...
Padre de Carmen
Audry Gutierrez Alea ...
Gladys
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Ana Uranga
Luis Machín ...
Eduardo
Eusebio Poncela ...
Voz en Madrid (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fabiana Cantilo ...
Vecina
Lucrecia Capello ...
Amanda
Fena della Maggiora ...
Remisero 2
Yasmin Elias ...
Vicky
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Carmen Uranga is a 42 year-old woman who after 20 years jurisdiction of her native country (Argentina), she returns to solve a family problem related with the inheritance that her sick father wants to leave him. Their return trip results in the unavoidable memories of the torture that that was object during the dictatorship and a dramatic revelation. Written by <haizel@loquesea.com>

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¿Hasta donde podria llegar una mujer por una pasion?

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When Carmen accidentally burns herself on the thick green candle in the restaurant, the candle itself is completely missing from the next shot of the table. It then reappears, lying on its side, in the long shot through the window from Ana's point of view. See more »

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Extremely Painful...and I have seen some bad movies...
6 August 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I agree with the previous review that this is very painful to watch. As a loyal Almodovar fan, I went to see this film because Cecilia Roth was in it as well as Gael Garcia Bernal who I'd seen in a couple of other films.

It was during the Miami Film Festival and Fito Paez happened to be in the audience that night. There was a huge Argentinian fan base watching that night.

What a horrible movie. My husband and I wanted to get up and leave but when we started looking around, the loyal fans gave us dirty looks and I did not want to be rude and interrupt anyone's viewing (the rows were very long and we were sitting right in the middle of our row).

This guy's idea of suspense music is a single high pitched piano note every 5 minutes (extremely annoying and it just didn't work). The story makes no sense and his attempt at creating a twist left you going "huh?".

Do not waste your time. If you want to see Cecilia Roth, get an Almodovar film and if you want to see Gael, get any other film he's been in.

PS: As soon as the movie ended, we left the theatre very very quickly.


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