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Un rey en La Habana (2005)

 -  Comedy  -  27 May 2005 (Spain)
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Mr. Arturo, an old rich Spanishman who arrives to Havana to marry Yoli, dies suddenly in bed. Yoli's family, afraid of losing all the money, convinces her ex-boyfriend Papito to go to Spain... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
María Isabel Díaz ...
La Gorda
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Estrella
José Alias ...
Pistolita
Manuel Manquiña ...
Policía
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Gabriela
Moraima Olbera ...
Yeya
Idelfonso Tamayo ...
Teófilo
Pedro Rentería ...
El Rey del Látex
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Policia
Alicia Bustamante ...
La Caimana
Manuel de Blas ...
Cayetano
Antonio Dechent ...
Chano
Cruz Garcia ...
Maria amiga familia
Tzeitel Rodríguez ...
La Rubia. Ingrid
José Téllez ...
Yury
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Mr. Arturo, an old rich Spanishman who arrives to Havana to marry Yoli, dies suddenly in bed. Yoli's family, afraid of losing all the money, convinces her ex-boyfriend Papito to go to Spain and get the money. Papito will have to be clever enough to deceive everybody and succeed in Spain. Written by Rol Herr

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$483,256 (Spain) (27 May 2005)

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silly comedy
11 July 2007 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

Papito is a poor actor that lives in Cuba with Yoli, his girlfriend. Due to the need of money, Yoli must marry Arturo, a rich man from Spain, but he suddenly dies at the honeymoon so Papito must disguise himself in Arturo and travel to Spain in order to go back with as much money as possible. Unluckily for him Arturo results to be part of a Spanish kitsch mafia, so he will have to pass through dangerous ridicule situations to save his life. Well the plot is silly, as the movie, but it is entertaining (which is the only aim of the film). Itis clear that anyone is a good actor, but they are decent eno0ugh to make their part correctly. Valdés is by far the best (well, he is the director and the main character) and he is able to make two good gags during all the movie, the rest of it just passes by with little smiles. Entertaining and nothing more.


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