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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 ...
Lolo (Manolo) (as Ángel de Andrés)
María Galiana ...
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César
Alberto de Mendoza ...
Darío Paso ...
Opo
Alberto Jo Lee ...
Mao
Amparo Moreno ...
Rosalía
Anna Barrachina ...
Águeda
Blanca Apilánez ...
Carmen
Pilar Arcas
Rosario Pardo ...
Carmela
Cecilia Rossetto ...
Clienta super
Ferran Adrià ...
Himself
Eduardo Blanco ...
Edgardo
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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 »

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References Casa de los babys (2003) See more »

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Tiritas
Written by Diego Alejandro Vanegas and José Luis Mata Saldaña
Performed by El Q Baila
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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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