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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Release Date:

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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Did You Know?

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

Tiritas
Written by Diego Alejandro Vanegas and José Luis Mata Saldaña
Performed by El Q Baila
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An outstanding film
28 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For an American, regularly exposed to American movies, "Tapas" is a unique and unusual experience. There are no special effects. There is no computer scenery. It is an Altman-like ensemble piece with closely related multiple story lines performed by the most talented of actors. The main characters include a middle-age divorcée looking for love, a bistro owner with a low opinion of the human race, two young supermarket stockers with party on their minds, an old lady who peddles drugs to finance her and her husband's declining years, and a Chinese chef. This is one of the most realistic and entertaining European movies that I've seen in some time. Highly recommended.


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