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Release Date:
10 January 2003 (Spain) See more »
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Tagline:
Joven inglés busca, para escribir, pueblecito tranquilo See more »
Plot:
In 1919, demobbed, Gerald Brenan rents a house for a year in Yegen, a village in Alpujarra. He has little but a love of reading and writing... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 11 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Not great, but charming and entertaining See more (5 total) »

Cast

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Matthew Goode ... Gerald Brenan
Verónica Sánchez ... Juliana
Guillermo Toledo ... Paco
Consuelo Trujillo ... María

Ángela Molina ... Doña Felicidad
Antonio Resines ... Don Virgilio

Laurence Fox ... Ralph Partridge

Bebe ... Ángeles (as Bebe Rebolledo)

Jessica Kate Meyer ... Dora Carrington

James Fleet ... Lytton Strachey
María Alfonsa Rosso ... Doña Clara
Sebastián Haro ... Don Gabriel 'Culonegro'
Mariana Cordero ... Máxima
Juan Margallo ... Emiliano
Sandra Wahlbeck ... Gamel Woolsey
Sauce Ena ... Frances
Roberto Quintana ... Don Fernando
Mariano Peña ... Don José
María José Barroso ... Martina
Mónika Martínez ... Madre niño dormido
Maite Sandoval ... Juliana Mayor (as Mayte Sandoval)

Directed by
Fernando Colomo 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gerald Brenan  book
Fernando Colomo  writer
Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy  writer
Miriam Ruiz  writer

Produced by
Fernando Bovaira .... producer
Beatriz de la Gándara .... executive producer
Beatriz de la Gándara .... producer
Gustavo Ferrada .... producer
Mercedes Gamero .... associate producer
Susana Herreras .... coordinating producer
 
Original Music by
Juan Bardem 
 
Cinematography by
José Luis Alcaine 
 
Film Editing by
Antonio Lara 
 
Casting by
Shaheen Baig 
Laura Cepeda 
 
Production Design by
Soledad Seseña 
 
Art Direction by
Soledad Seseña 
 
Costume Design by
Vicente Ruiz 
 
Makeup Department
Mara Collazo .... hair stylist
Concha Martí .... makeup artist
Mariló Osuna .... additional makeup artist
Maria Pérez .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Nani Guibert .... production manager
Pilar Robla .... production manager
Iñaki Rubio .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nacho Fernández de Tejada .... third assistant director
Susana González .... assistant director
Nuria Velasco .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Jaime Anduiza .... props
Dolors Company .... assistant decorator (as Mª Dolores Company)
Raúl Martín .... props
Iñaki Rubio .... property master
Ana Cecilia Tejeda .... props
 
Sound Department
Pedro Barbadillo .... additional sound editor
Carlos del Pino .... sound
Enrique Domínguez .... additional sound mixer
Patrick Ghislain .... foley mixer
Gadou Naudin .... sound effects editor
Alfonso Pino .... sound mixer
Julio Recuero .... sound
Nacho Royo-Villanova .... sound editor
Javier Santoni .... boom operator
José Vinader .... sound engineer
Ricardo Viñas .... dolby sound consultant
 
Special Effects by
Óscar Abades .... special effects technician
Ángel Alonso .... special effects technician
Román Cabrera .... special effects technician
Tomás Urbán .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Helmuth Barnert .... digital compositor
Telson S.L. .... digital post production & effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Vladimiro Amor .... electrician
Miguel Ángel Bardavio .... assistant camera
Alicia Beladiez .... assistant camera
Juan A. Caso .... electrician (as Juan Antonio Caso)
Roberto Cuadrado .... electrician
Eva Díaz .... assistant camera
Álvaro Gómez .... electrician
Teresa Isasi .... still photographer
Aarón López .... second assistant camera
Luis Alfonso Robles .... grip (as Alfonso Robles)
Juan Carlos Rodríguez .... gaffer
Bernardo Rossetti .... Steadicam operator
Bernardo Rossetti .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Natacha Fernández .... assistant costume designer (as Natacha F. Gallardo)
Sonia Isla .... additional costumes
Sara Pérez .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Manuela Díaz .... post-production
Eladio Fernández .... post-production
María Lara .... assistant editor
Ximo Michavila .... telecine colorist
 
Music Department
María José Asensio .... music executive producer
Marcelo Mercadante .... musician
Irene Vinader .... assistant score engineer
José Vinader .... score recording & mixing
 
Transportation Department
Eusebio Galindo .... driver
 
Other crew
Pablo Alfaro .... production administrator: Luxembourg
David Chagoyen .... crowd coordinator
Eduardo Chapero-Jackson .... production coordinator
Laura Colodrón .... accountant: Sogecine
Ángel Corral .... production assistant
Rosa García Merino .... head of publicity
Carola García .... coach
Rosa García .... head of promotion
Ana Garrido .... production coordinator
Antonio Giménez .... marketing
Susana Herreras .... production coordinator
Anna Kemp .... script supervisor
Cristina Marinero .... unit publicist
Renate Rensch .... dance coach
Raquel Ruiz .... production assistant
Eva Soto .... press: Sogecine
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Al sur de Granada" - Spain (original title)
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Runtime:
111 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Soundtrack:
Pena de amorSee more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Not great, but charming and entertaining, 5 January 2008
Author: Elfersan from Australia

This is a beautiful looking movie, wonderfully photographed. It isn't a great film by any means, but it is charming and entertaining, presenting a topical view of life in the southern villages of Spain at the time. The characters are not fully fleshed people, they are stereotypes attempting to represent the different hues of the Spanish psyche... if you look hard enough, you can even find references to the Quixote/Sancho relationship which is so characteristic of the Spanish culture. There are some disappointments too: social issues such as the great divide between rich and poor, the consequences of the religious protestant reform failure in Spain, and the emigration dream (in this case to Argentine) are just touched but never fully explored. Fernando Colomo is an A-list director of the Spanish film industry and he has attracted a star studded cast to this movie. Great names like Antonio Resines and Angela Molina are happy to take on what they are really minor roles... The acting in general is quite good. Ultimatelly this ends up being a 'fish out of water' film which appears to have had pretensions of becoming a quality/art cinema when first conceived, but never quite achieved it.

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