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When his long-lost brother resurfaces, Jacobo, desperate to prove his life has added up to something, looks to scrounge up a wife. He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory, with ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrés Pazos ...
Jacobo Koller
Mirella Pascual ...
Marta Acuña
Jorge Bolani ...
Herman Koller
José Pedro Bujaruz ...
Don Ivan
Verónica Perrotta ...
Karina (Factory worker 1) (as Verónica Perrota)
Mariana Velazques ...
Factory worker 2
Fernando Pereyra ...
Diariero
Nacho Mendy ...
Foreign exchange teller (as Ignacio Mendy)
Jorge Temponi ...
Foreign exchange teller
Antonio Baldomir ...
Sánchez
Francisca Barreira ...
Young girl singer
Dumas Lerena ...
Don Isaac
Carlos Colacce ...
Bus Passenger
Daoiz Vila ...
Bus Passenger
Cecilia Fernandez ...
Bus Passenger
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When his long-lost brother resurfaces, Jacobo, desperate to prove his life has added up to something, looks to scrounge up a wife. He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory, with whom he has a prickly relationship. Written by Anonymous

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10 December 2004 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Juan Pablo Rebella's last film. See more »

Quotes

[having breakfast]
Herman Koller: [to break silence] Marta... Is it spelled with "h"?
Marta Acuña: No, with no "h".
Herman Koller: Sure, otherwise it'd be "Martha".
[They briefly laugh]
Herman Koller: And your last name?
Marta Acuña: Acuña... with no "h".
Herman Koller: [giggles] Ok. "Martha Hacuña".
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excellent
7 November 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I couldn't disagree more with the last comment. Probably the best movie to come out of Uruguay in a long time. This is a beautiful subtle movie but definitely not for those who need to be told when to laugh or when to feel. Full of humor, full of sadness, and really smart. A great step towards maturity taken by the directors of "25 watts". I cant wait to see where they go with their third movie. Anyone has any idea? Again, if you need an applause sign to tell you what's good, you wont know what to do with this movie.

Give subtlety a try.

Keep it simple.


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