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The End of a Mystery (2003)

La luz prodigiosa (original title)
Joaquin comes back to Granada in the eighties trying to find out about something happened when he was a child and the Spanish Civil War was going on. He helped an unknown man who survived ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Alfredo Landa ...
Joaquin Panjero
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Galapago
Kiti Mánver ...
Adela (as Kiti Manver)
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Silvio
Iván Corbacho ...
Joaquin ragazzo (as Iván Corvacho Cervántes)
Sergio Villanueva ...
Galapago giovane
Mariano Peña
Fanny de Castro ...
Monja
Fernando Picón ...
Abogado
Miguel Alcíbar ...
Falanguista
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
José Antonio Barón
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Julian
Esperanza De la Vega
Silvia Espigado ...
Bibliotecaria
Ignacio Guirado ...
Gypsy Boy
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Joaquin comes back to Granada in the eighties trying to find out about something happened when he was a child and the Spanish Civil War was going on. He helped an unknown man who survived after being executed. He finds the man, Galapago, who is now quite old, poor and with almost no memory. Joaquin takes care of him and finds hints that point to Galapago as Federico García Lorca. Written by Loumitch

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¿Y si no hubiera muerto?

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31 January 2003 (Spain)  »

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A Luz Prodigiosa  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Very interesting film
25 August 2003 | by (Cambridge) – See all my reviews

I saw this film on a plane and i thought it was going to be a crap movie, but it wasnt. It´s a very interesting film about how sometimes it´s better to bury the past and not try to open some past doors. It´s not the perfect movie but yes a nice one. If you like poetry, you will like it.


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