A man tries to get a smoking room approved at the company he works at. While there is initial support from other employees, many end up backing out and change their opinions towards how the company should be run.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miguel Ángel González ...
El Mensajero
Francesc Orella ...
Martínez
Francesc Garrido ...
Fernández
Manuel Morón ...
Rubio
Chete Lera ...
Puig
Pep Molina ...
Antonio Dechent ...
Enrique
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Ramírez
Juan Loriente ...
Coral
Ulises Dumont ...
Armero
Juan Diego ...
Sotomayor
...
Marta
Jaume Amatller
Victoria Lepori
Ramon Munné
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A man tries to get a smoking room approved at the company he works at. While there is initial support from other employees, many end up backing out and change their opinions towards how the company should be run.

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Federico Luppi was cast to play the character of Armero but had to decline because of schedule problems. Héctor Alterio was cast for the role but he too had to turn down because of the dates of the shooting. It was finally Ulises Dumont who played the part. See more »

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Hoy puede ser un gran día
Performed by Joan Manuel Serrat
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Excellent movie
20 August 2005 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I give this movie 10 out of 10 and I will explain why. The actors'work is first rate , outstanding performances . Some great Spanish actors are in it like Juan Diego (Javier Bardem called him his idol so go figure ..), Eduard Fernandez (an excellent performer) , Antonio Dechent and others. This film received the Spanish Goya award for best new director , the Malaga Film Festival gave the award of best screenplay , best performance of a group of actors and the Jury prize to this film . The most important thing in this film is not the question if somebody can have a smoking room in a business ofice. The interesting thing about this film are the moral issues .The dialogue is so inspired that it is almost unbelievable. Maybe this is not a masterpiece but it will make you think after you watch it.


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