Adolescent Hector faces a major lifestyle change after moving into his aunt's flat in a blue-collar suburb of Madrid.

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Tere
Nilo Zimmerman ...
Héctor (as Nilo Mur)
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Juan
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Gorilo
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Fany (as Nuria Gago)
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Tomás
José Luis García Pérez ...
Ángel
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Martín
Mariano Peña ...
Belarmino
Elia Galera ...
Sofía
Eduardo Marchi ...
Paciente 1
Paco Melero ...
Paciente 2
Miriam Montilla ...
Enfermera
Ian de Muns ...
Héctor 10 años
Martín Mur ...
Héctor 12 años
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correct drama
7 August 2007 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

Tere is a woman that lives quietly her life in the whereabouts of Madrid with her family. The death of her sister provokes that Héctor, her nephew, starts to live with them. This will cause Tere to remind some wounds from the past and the adaptation to a new way of life, with one more son. Hector, meanwhile, is a 16-year-old boy that seems to hide pain within and seems to have suffered a lot. The apparition of Martin, Hector's disappeared dad will make things worse, as Hector will have to choose between living with his new family and going to Mexico with his unknown father. This will cause, of course, Tere's world to become upside down and she will have to remake her points of view of life. The drama is convincing, the story is well settled and the way of telling to us the story is correct. But there's something wrong about the film, though Adriana Ozores plays a good part, none of the staff is a rival of her. That's the main problem of the film, none of the actors believe in her character and this makes the film a little disappointing, as you'd expect more, from the story. I think that the movie could have been better with better actors, but, well, it is not bad, anyway. Touching film, hard and well told. With better actors, probably very good, but just correct. Anyway, one of best Spanish films of 2004.


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