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In the City (2003)

En la ciudad (original title)
Relations are not easy. A multi story movie with intersecting lives in which adult relationships are closely examined. The relations are all having challenges.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mónica López ...
Irene (as Mònica López)
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Mario
María Pujalte ...
Sofía
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Tomás
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Sara (as Vicenta Ndongo)
Chisco Amado ...
Manu
Miranda Makaroff ...
Ana
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Cristina
Àurea Márquez ...
Silvia
Jordi Sánchez ...
Andrés (as Jordi Sànchez)
Carme Pla ...
Eva
Eric Bonicatto ...
Eric
Pere Arquillué ...
Daniela Romero ...
Marina
Bruno Muñoz ...
Teo
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Relations are not easy. A multi story movie with intersecting lives in which adult relationships are closely examined. The relations are all having challenges.

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7 November 2003 (Spain)  »

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A la ciutat  »

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Mónica López, who was initially cast in Àurea Márquez's role, took over the female lead when Emma Suárez had to drop out due to stage commitments. See more »

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Good film, great acting
12 June 2004 | by (Vitoria, Spain) – See all my reviews

"En la ciudad" portrays the daily lives, secrets and lies of a bunch of thirty-somethings living in Barcelona. Although they share a lot of time together, one can see the isolation affect the characters, who talk a lot but eventually fail to communicate what's really inside them.

The film relies in its magnificent script, but, above all, in the great performances by its actors. Some of them are very good (Eduard Fernández, Mónica López, Alex Brendemühl and some others), but the real standout here is María Pujalte, as a sensitive woman addicted to romance.

For its sincere portrait of urban life and for the great job of screenwriters and performers, overall rating: 9.


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