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Ángel de Andrés López ...
José (as Ángel de Andrés)
Jordi Vilches ...
Juan
José Luis Adserías ...
Amador
Àngels Poch ...
Antonia (as Angels Poch)
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María
Berta Ojea ...
Sra. Botifoll
Juan Margallo ...
Boris
Leo Bassi ...
Sr. Karma
Pere Ponce ...
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Paco Hidalgo ...
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Ufólogo 1
Jordi Banacolocha ...
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Manel Castillejos ...
Prof. Marius
Milena Montes ...
Madre de Juan
Pep Cortés ...
Padre de Juan
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Based on real events, in 1972 Juan and José are two textile workers from Tarrasa, Catalonia (northeast to Spain) who meet during an UFOs' convention. Both share their passion about the paranormal, specially about UFOs. In these years where was very much UFOs' sightings, they feel captivated by the mystery and start to investigate the diverse theories about the intentions or purposes of the sightings. Their friendship and the obsession they have will turn in dementia and paranoia, hurting their relations with their respective friends and familiars and exposing their lives to an extreme decision due to the conclusion of their own investigations. Written by Chockys

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La historia real de dos españoles que viajaron a otro planeta [The real story about two Spanish men whose traveled to another planet]

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7 November 2003 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Platillos Voladores  »

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€2,253,327 (estimated)
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Iker Jiménez, well-known Spanish journalist and paranormal investigator, makes an uncredited cameo as the man who gets banned from the UFO convention for being a skeptic. See more »

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Voces de otros mundos
Lyrics & Music by Manuel Díaz Martínez
Performed by Los Pasos
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Ufo Movie
1 June 2006 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

Jose and Juan are two freaks that love UFOs, day by day, this love will became an obsession and the will think that they are really talking with theme. this will cause fear from their neighbours, as they don't understand these freaks. The movie is based on real facts: On 1972 two men committed suicide in Terrassa (a little industrial city of Spain), their note said: We belong to infinite. The movie is, maybe quite absurd, but is quite well done and it results funny; the gags are not stupid and the actors result as much pathetic as they want to be, not more, not less. It is short, so you have no time to be fed up of the film. The ending is unusual and unexpected, of course, very absurd. It is a movie for a Sunday afternoon when there's nothing more to do, but it is not bad.


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