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My Name Is Juani (2006)

Yo soy la Juani (original title)
A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.

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Juani
Dani Martín ...
Jonah
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Vane
Gorka Lasaosa ...
Nacho
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Padre Juani
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Madre Juani
Ferran Madico ...
Productor Olavarría
Marcos Campos ...
Marcos
Manuel Santiago ...
Raúl Futbolista
Benito Sagredo ...
Capi
Gaëlle Diego ...
Loles
María González ...
Jessi
Joana López ...
Nadia
Abraham de Torres ...
Lumi
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Dani
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A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.

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La Juani es lo + (La Juani is the best)

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Benim Adim Juani  »

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Como una ola
Written by José Luis Armenteros (as José Luis Armenteros Sánchez) and Pablo Herrero (as Pablo Herrero Ibarz)
©1981 by José Luis Armenteros Sánchez/Pablo Herrero Ibarz
BMG Music Publishing Spain, S.A.
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Unconventional, strong, and emotive
16 November 2008 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I agree with some of the comments here: the narrative structure doesn't develop La Juani's character completely, there is not a character arch, Juani doesn't change that much, the movie ends too soon, the plot line is not great, there are no really big events on Juani's life,... but I think all this light plotting was done on purpose, to grasp Juanis reality better. In one's real life there are not that many events.

Anyway, the acting is amazing, and la Juani is alive, full of truth and emotion... the movie has impressed me a lot.

It's been a long time without finding myself moved by a movie. But with all it's mistakes La Juani has done it. You can tell how some people's life really is, for example, all those young Hispanic girls coming from Southamerica to leave in Spain working in houses taking care of kids. It could have been better in some aspects... but still its good.


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