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Camino (2008)

A girl faces love and death.

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Gloria (as Carmen Elias)
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José
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Nuria
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Doctor Bernaola (as Juan Manuel Lara)
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Doctor 1 Clínica Navarra
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Doctor 2 Clínica Navarra
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A girl faces love and death.

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A blind faith.

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"Camino" (Spanish for "way") is also the title of the foundational book of Opus Dei (the religious institution portrayed in the film), written in 1934 by Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer. See more »

Quotes

Camino: Why is God punishing me?
Gloria: Don't say that, love. We may not understand, but he's doing this because he loves you.
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References Captain Tsubasa (1983) See more »

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Escape To The Garden
Music from the original motion picture Cinderella (1950)
Licensed by Walt Disney Music Company
Courtesy of Disney Enterprises, Inc.
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21st century's Spain assessment of Opus Dei's doctrine
26 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

A moving film, which is capable of provoking genuine feelings among the audience. The subject treated is, indeed, rather controvert: those who do not agree with Spain's extreme orthodox Catholic group Opus Dei will probably feel comforted by the film; those whose resilient Catholic convictions stay clear of questioning will most likely find it annoying, if not bluntly ridiculous and insulting. A certain dialog between the two poles is proposed by the film-maker, Javier Fesser, by means of which a possible virtuous in-between is envisaged. Such dialog, however, is far from being direct and: constant use is made of metaphors and imagination, resulting in a highly idiosyncratic discourse set in a universe where viewers may get lost. An excellent production with some very powerful scenes.


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