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Tapas (2005)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  13 May 2005 (Spain)
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The small, everyday stories of a group of neighbours who live in a suburb of Barcelona, and the little secrets that they hide.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ángel de Andrés López ...
María Galiana ...
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César
Alberto de Mendoza ...
Darío Paso ...
Opo
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Mao
Amparo Moreno ...
Rosalía
Blanca Apilánez ...
Carmen
Anna Barrachina ...
Águeda
Pilar Arcas ...
Luz
Ma-Anne Valmeo ...
Joven China
Antonio Willy Calderón ...
Médico
Luis Elías Gómez ...
Cura
Javier Merino Sánchez ...
Pescadero (as Javier Merino Sanchez)
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The small, everyday stories of a group of neighbours who live in a suburb of Barcelona, and the little secrets that they hide.

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Comedy | Drama

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13 May 2005 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Tapas Bar  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$503,796 (Spain) (20 May 2005)

Gross:

$1,989,928 (Europe) (27 May 2005)
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Trivia

Most of the film locations are around the Santa Eulalia neighborhood in the city of Hospitalet de Llobregat, which is the neighborhood where director José Corbacho grow up. See more »

Goofs

In the last scenes, Mao shows a tattoo on his chest and talks about it with almost religious fervor, so he has the tattoo from some time ago. However, Mao was previously seen naked to the waist (while he was training) and he had no tattoo on his chest. See more »

Connections

References Casa de los babys (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Ya no me acuerdo
Written by José Muñoz (as José Manuel Muñoz Calvo) and David Muñoz (as David Muñoz Calvo)
Performed by Estopa
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Excellent example of humble and beautiful film making
25 June 2005 | by (Europe) – See all my reviews

Far from trying to be smarter than it is, this beautiful little film actually achieves to be more honest and lyrical than most of the films on the market. It is a nostalgic, outstanding opera prima of its authors; an honest and caring photograph of a certain neighbourhood and its people. Although not neutral nor indifferent, it accomplishes to be non judgmental, and tells a story of people in different stages of life; the hidden secrets we all carry within and the solitude that accompanies us all. I highly recommend this film that is funny but never lightheaded, melancholic but never pretentious, humble but never loses its love for its characters with their imperfections and secrets. Like life itself. A joyful example of new European film making with heart and soul. 10 out of 10.


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