On his way to a medical convention, Dr Fausto runs into a man who claims the Doctor removed his stomach eight years ago in a surgical operation. Against all odds, he is still alive. The man... See full summary »
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Josep Maria Ullod ...
Médico 3 (as Josep M. Ullod)
Motokazu Kawamura ...
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On his way to a medical convention, Dr Fausto runs into a man who claims the Doctor removed his stomach eight years ago in a surgical operation. Against all odds, he is still alive. The man turns up repeatedly and promises Fausto to make all his wishes come true. Reality starts dissolving and Fausto begins to loose control. Written by Industrious <17235@student.hhs.se>

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Some desires can become nightmares

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Vella offers Faust two drinks in the house he takes him to. He replaces the decanter top after each of the first two drinks, but when he goes to pour himself a third drink, the top is off the decanter. See more »

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Intro - Whait for the Time They Go
Written and Performed by Najwa Nimri
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Exceptional film, highly recommended
7 June 2003 | by (Sheffield, England) – See all my reviews

I'm not generally a follower of this sort of "Art House"-ish cinema, but I found this film highly enjoyable. The combination of surreal imagery and gritty realism is pleasantly understated (unlike, for example, Trainspotting), and this serves to add to the subtle nature of the film.

Miguel Ángel Solá really brings Fausto to life... He can run a whole range of emotions without it feeling forced or hackneyed, and keeping everything suitably understated (which helps accentuate the rare occurrences where things go slightly strange all the more)

Forget Matrix Reloaded, trying to confuse you with philosophical babble; this is a film that will have you and your friends discussing what it was *actually* about all the way back from the cinema (and then some). Definitely worth at least two viewings: once to see it, once to *really* watch it.


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