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Brain Drain (2009)

Fuga de cerebros (original title)
Emilio, a shy, not too brilliant pupil at a humble local secondary school, has always harbored a secret love for Natalia, the cutest, brightest girl in the class. On the last day of the ... See full summary »

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Emilio
Alberto Amarilla ...
Amaia Salamanca ...
Natalia
Canco Rodríguez ...
Gorka Lasaosa ...
Pablo Penedo ...
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Voz angelical
Sarah Mühlhause ...
Claudia Smith
Álex Angulo ...
Cecilio
Asunción Balaguer ...
Abuela Emilio
Joan Dalmau ...
Abuelo Emilio
David Fernández ...
Loren
José Luis Gil ...
Manuel
Fernando Guillén ...
Abuelo Natalia
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Emilio, a shy, not too brilliant pupil at a humble local secondary school, has always harbored a secret love for Natalia, the cutest, brightest girl in the class. On the last day of the school year, when he finally decides to declare his love, Natalia is awarded a scholarship to study Medicine at Oxford. It would seem that all is lost for Emilio, but his drop-out school-pals are not ready to throw in the towel. After faking qualifications and scholarships, this band of brainless nuts land in Oxford, causing havoc in the normally peaceful campus existence. Written by The Film Catalogue

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Breathless Heart
Written by Robert Ramírez and Marta Vargas Machuca
Performed by Robert Ramírez
Courtesy of Globo Media Música Publishing, S.L.U.
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SPOILERS probably worst Spanish movie of the decade...
24 April 2009 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

SPOILERSSSS there's no words to explain the awfulness of this movie, but I will try...

This is a movie where a bunch of Spanish prototypes went to a posh place to demonstrate that we are stupid, obsessed with sex and we cannot behave in public, but in the end doesn't matter cause id you are disabled or blind a girl will feel in love with you...natural charming? where's the script? If you found a relation between sequence and sequence just tell me...

why on earth Antena 3 put Mario Casas, with his weird faces, to star a movie full of close ups of him looking at the floor...

Is so long, TWO HOURS, for the genre and so boring...

Is a total rip off of American pie, Road trip... but without the funny parts...

I wish I get my 2 hors of life back, I'm not a movie hater, but this is beyond hating... this is a War!! Avoid contact, tell your friend and family, tell everyone....

And the worst is that Spanish culture Ministry financed this...


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