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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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Tapas Bar  »

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

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$1,989,928 (Europe) (27 May 2005)
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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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Sol y Coppertone
Written by José Rey, Peter Koo and Juan Cruz
Performed by Estéreo
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a good surprise
19 September 2007 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

José COrbacho is a Spanish humorist known for his gross humour sense and scatological jokes. People was frightened about the film he could do in his opera prima. Unexpectedly, he astonished everybody with this film. No comedy, no bunch of stupid jokes mixed together. We can find a correct mixture of little stories that happen in a workers town (the one the directors are from, l'Hospitalet de Llobregat, near Barcelona). Poor people with their fears and their hopes, their dreams and their desperation in order to survive in this life, always being able to face the world in an optimistic way. We can find the story of the old pair, that has to sell abuse drugs in order to pay the drags he needs for his cancer. The young pair whom only want to enjoy their lives, the barman that finds a new way of living when he contracts an Asian cooker. All these are little everyday stories, correctly filmed and with good acting. It has all the problems of the opera primas (lack of cash to spend, some scenes not totally thought) but it is a great surprise in Spanish cinema. If all his films are as good as this, I'll follow Corbacho's career as a director. A dramatic comedy of everyday stories, it is just a little film that wants to tell the existence of the "little unknown" people.


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