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Writer:
Ramón Salazar (screenplay)
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Release Date:
10 June 2005 (Spain) See more »
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Plot:
A narcoleptic transvestite who yearns to become a transsexual dreams up elaborate musical numbers in which she's the star. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
6 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Mónica Cervera ... Marieta

Pablo Puyol ... El reponedor
Miguel O'Dogherty ... Tomás
Concha Galán ... Berta

Pilar Bardem ... La Candelaria

Rossy de Palma ... La Frío - Ice Box

Lola Dueñas ... Rebeca mayor

Juan Sanz ... Gustavo
Richard Shaw ... Paulito

Najwa Nimri ... La Conejo - Bunny
María Lalane ... Maestra
Inma Olmos ... La Malfollá

Pepa Charro ... Graziella / Dama de honor #1
Pep Noguera ... Superior
Cayetana Márquez ... Pili La Pelos
Jesús Lena Fuster ... La Chini / Dama de honor #2

Macarena Gómez ... Rebeca menor
La China Patino ... La Trico
Fanny de Castro ... Madre del Reponedor
Vicente Haro ... Padre del Reponedor
Ismael Martínez ... Policía amable
Sagrario Calero ... Limpiadora 1
Geli Albaladejo ... Funcionaria morena - Empleada ETT
Alberto Arcos
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Miguel Ángel Blanco (as Mighello Blanco)
Eduardo del Olmo
Pablo Esbert Lilienfeld
Agustín Galiana
Susana Garrote
Miguel Guardiola
Marta Malone ... Bailarina
Imán Padellano
Elisabet Paz
Moisés Ramírez
Fernando Ransanz
Noel Salazar
Tomás Álvarez

Directed by
Ramón Salazar 
 
Writing credits
Ramón Salazar (screenplay)

Produced by
Guillaume Benski .... co-producer
José María Calleja .... producer
Pablo Mehler .... co-producer
Iker Monfort .... producer
 
Original Music by
Najwa Nimri 
 
Cinematography by
Ricardo de Gracia 
 
Film Editing by
Teresa Font 
 
Casting by
Geli Albaladejo 
 
Production Design by
Víctor Molero (designer)
Alejandro Prieto Barral 
 
Art Direction by
Víctor Molero 
 
Costume Design by
Estíbaliz Markiegi 
 
Makeup Department
Montse Damas .... additional crowd makeup
Rodolfo Dellibarda .... prosthetic makeup artist
Pedro Raúl de Diego .... special makeup effects
Sylvie Imbert .... temporary makeup artist
Ana Lozano .... makeup designer
Iñaki Maestre .... makeup artist
Mónica Miguel .... assistant hair stylist
Eduardo Torres .... additional hair stylist
 
Production Management
Pablo Barinaga .... assistant production manager
Patricia de la Uz .... production assistant
Emilio Giménez .... unit manager
Koldo Zuazua .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nacho Fernández de Tejada .... second assistant director
Karin Marzocchini .... third assistant director
Jorge Vega .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Vicent Díaz .... assistant art director
Antonio Estrada .... assistant art director
Aurora Jimenez Seoane .... storyboard artist
Iñaki Rubio .... props buyer
José Luis Saldaña .... painter
Octavio Tapia .... on-set propman
 
Sound Department
Jorge Corral .... boom operator
Jorge Corral .... sound editor
Alfredo Díaz .... sound effects editor
Jorge Lerner .... re-recording mixer
Álvaro López-Arregui .... boom operator
Daniel Peña .... sound editor
Ricardo Viñas .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
 
Special Effects by
Pau Costa .... special effects
Javier Jal .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Alexis Wajsbrot .... visual effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Luis Miguel Daza .... key grip
José Haro .... still photographer
Tadzio Salgado .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Daniel Sosa Segura .... director of photography: additional photography
Daniel Sosa Segura .... second camera operator
Juanjo Sánchez .... steadicam operator
Andalu Vila-San-Juan .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Renato Sanjuán .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Olga de Bartolomé .... music consultant
 
Other crew
Ramón Alonso .... production assistant
Guadalupe Balaguer Trelles .... production secretary
Catalina Cabrera .... script supervisor
Víctor Fandiño .... production assistant
Rosa García Merino .... publicity director
Chevi Muraday .... choreographer
Begoña Muñoz Corcuera .... production crew
Begoña Muñoz Corcuera .... production team
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"20 centímetros" - Spain (original title)
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Runtime:
112 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Soundtrack:
I Want To Break FreeSee more »

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5 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Didn't work for me., 2 October 2006
Author: Red-125 from Upstate New York

"20 Centímetros" (2005), written and directed by Ramón Salazar, is the story of a transvestite who would like to be rid of the 20 centimeters-- about 8 inches--of sexual organ that prevents her from being the woman she wants to be. The plot becomes more complex because Marieta (Mónica Cervera) falls in love with a man who likes her just the way she is.

There are two more subplots--one involves Marieta's house-mate, who is a wildly inept businessman, and the other is about a woman who lives in Marieta's apartment house and who is involved with some very shady deals, that are often frustrated because she can't find a babysitter.

The supposed charm of the movie comes from the fact that Marieta has narcolepsy. When she falls into a trance, she dreams of herself in Technicolor musical production numbers.

The problem with this film for me was that the musical numbers, which should have kept the movie from just being a Spanish "Transamerica," weren't very charming. The classic movie musicals are colorful and vibrant--these were more cutting edge and threatening.

I don't see "20 Centimetros" as a GLBT film any more than "Transamerica" was a GLBT film. However, when it was shown at Rochester's Dryden Theatre, the crowd was composed almost exclusively of gay male couples. The man who introduced the film said the he chose it because of the musical numbers. I'm not sure if he had previewed it before he selected it. It's the kind of movie that looks better on paper than it plays on the screen.

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