A girl faces love and death.

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Camino
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Gloria (as Carmen Elias)
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José
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Nuria
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Tía Marita
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Inés
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Don Miguel Ángel
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Don Luis
Emilio Gavira ...
Mr. Meebles
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Cuco
Claudia Otero ...
Begoña
Miriam Raya ...
Elena
Juanma Lara ...
Doctor Bernaola (as Juan Manuel Lara)
Alfonso Torregrosa ...
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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Επιθυμία για ζωή  »

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Nerea Camacho was hesitant about cutting her hair for her role, but finally accepted, crying in the process. Javier Fesser, thanking her courage, cut his hair as well. See more »

Quotes

Camino: Do you want me to pray for you to die as well?
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Edited from Cinderella (1950) See more »

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Cigarrettes
Written by Lourdes Hernández (as Lourdes Hernández González)
Performed by Russian Red
©2008 by Lourdes Hernández González
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amazing
9 May 2010 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

It is such a superb film. Very sad and depressing, but an excellent film-making and a profound, intelligent script. I can guess that the modern Spanish society does not care much for its catholic Church, otherwise this film would not have received several Goya awards. Because principally the film is an anti-organized religion/organized Church manifesto. It dares to ask the fundamental question: if God exists and is good, why so many awful things and suffering happens to good people?? If the answer cannot be found or makes no sense, then it would mean that there is no God, really. At least not a personal, omnisicient God from the New Testament, that cares about what is going on in our world, knows and is everywhere. The film also portrays clergymen as hypocrytical vultures and convents as sects. The title character is played by a talented and charming girl in early teens who I am sure will grow to be a gorgeous and brilliant actress, while the passages between reality and her troubling dreams are brilliantly made.


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