6.7/10
391
3 user 9 critic

Todo lo que tú quieras (2010)

Leo is immediately set adrift by his new found responsibilities as a single parent, a feeling that is made doubly distressing when Dafne, herself understandably confused and heartbroken by ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cousinhood (2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Three cousins travel to the village where they spent summer vacations as kids.

Director: Daniel Sánchez Arévalo
Stars: Quim Gutiérrez, Inma Cuesta, Raúl Arévalo
El Bola (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

El Bola, a 12 year old boy a.k.a. "Pellet" is a 12 year old boy raised in a violent and sordid environment. Embarrassed by his family life, he avoids becoming close to classmates. The ... See full summary »

Director: Achero Mañas
Stars: Juan José Ballesta, Pablo Galán, Alberto Jiménez
November (2003)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Impelled by a spirit which still preserves a patina of idealism, Alfredo arrives in Madrid intent on creating "a performance which is freer, straight from the heart, capable of making ... See full summary »

Director: Achero Mañas
Stars: Óscar Jaenada, Ingrid Rubio, Javier Ríos
Snow White (2012)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A twist on the Snow White fairy tale that is set in 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter.

Director: Pablo Berger
Stars: Maribel Verdú, Emilio Gavira, Daniel Giménez Cacho
The Bride (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Based on "Bodas de sangre" by Federico García Lorca, tells the story of a love triangle between two men and a woman. Two lovers carried away by their passion defying all moral and social ... See full summary »

Director: Paula Ortiz
Stars: Inma Cuesta, Manuela Vellés, Leticia Dolera
Verbo (2011)
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Eduardo Chapero-Jackson
Stars: Alba García, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Verónica Echegui
Mataharis (2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Private detective Inés infiltrates the employees at a multinational corporation. Thanks to the collaboration of Manuel, she gets to the heart of company intrigues. But her investigation ... See full summary »

Director: Icíar Bollaín
Stars: Najwa Nimri, Tristán Ulloa, María Vázquez
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Antonio Chavarrías
Stars: Najwa Nimri, Luis Tosar, Daniel Giménez Cacho
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

16 year-old Dario got away from home, running from his familiar hell. Luismi, his unconditional friend, Caralimpia, a poor loser in a winners suit and Antonia, an old lady who collects ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Guzmán
Stars: Miguel Herrán, Antonio Bachiller, Antonia Guzmán
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Gonzalo Suárez
Stars: Carmelo Gómez, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Bárbara Goenaga
Amador (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A drama centered on a young woman who takes a summer job caring for a bed-ridden older man, and the intimate secrets they begin to share with one another.

Director: Fernando León de Aranoa
Stars: Magaly Solier, Celso Bugallo, Pietro Sibille
Blackwhite (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Achero Mañas
Stars: Patrick Barnes, Mark Durkan, David Ervine
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Leo
...
Alex
Ana Risueño ...
Alicia
Pedro Alonso ...
Pedro
...
Marta
Alberto Jiménez ...
Cliente de Leo
...
Ana
Paloma Lorena ...
Castañera
Lucía Fernández ...
Dafne (as Lucía Fernández Ramos)
Alfredo Alba ...
Juez
Carlos Cañas ...
Abogado
...
Madre Leo
Charo Gabella ...
Mujer demandante
Jorge Gonzalo ...
Botellonero 1
Esther G. de la Higuera ...
Profesora Dafne (as Esther González de la Vega)
Edit

Storyline

Leo is immediately set adrift by his new found responsibilities as a single parent, a feeling that is made doubly distressing when Dafne, herself understandably confused and heartbroken by her mother's absence, asks for an "artificial" mother to help her fall asleep at night. It is here that Mañas takes the road less traveled, but to write any more about the plot line he introduces would be unfair to both the viewer and filmmaker alike. Suffice it to say that Leo's actions are both surprising and potentially dangerous, as they require Leo to subsume his own identity to the point where he nearly loses it Written by Palm Springs Internation Film Festival

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 September 2010 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Amit csak akarsz  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

There was a children psychologist at all times on set to make sure that kid actress Lucía Fernández understand what she was playing and why Juan Diego Botto would dress like both man and woman on the movie. See more »

Quotes

Leo: [to Dafne] Do you know something, skinny? I love you a lot. I love you a lot, my girl.
See more »

Soundtracks

El pasado
Written by Leiva and Achero Mañas
Performed by Leiva and José Luis Gómez
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A strange, strange movie
20 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a strange movie.

Alicia, the young wife of a Madrid lawyer named Leo, dies suddenly, leaving him to raise their four-year-old daughter Dafne alone. Dafne cannot go to sleep at night unless Leo impersonates her mother, which he does (with help from an elderly drag queen), but only at bedtime.

Dafne is delighted, telling everybody her mother is still alive, but the transformation causes problems for Leo. The night after her teacher tells Leo that it is not healthy for Dafne to believe he has become her mother, Leo panics, takes off the wig, clothes and makeup, and forces Dafne to admit that he is her father, not her mother. It takes a while, but she finally does; but when she immediately says she wants him to be Mommy all the time, he gives in and does it.

From then on, Dafne never sees him any other way. He takes her to school, the doctor, other kids' parties, and everywhere else they go in drag, and she consistently identifies him as her mother. He takes off the wig and makeup as he drives from her school to his office, and then he puts them back on as he drives in the afternoon to pick her up.

You might expect a story like this to have some elements of comedy in it, but it has none at all; it is a serious drama throughout. But Leo is not made out to be insane, either, nor is it a psychological thriller. It is just the story of a youngish widower and his very young daughter dealing with grief in a particularly implausible way.

It is nicely photographed, though, and Juan Diego Botto is okay as Leo (although he is finally looking middle-aged), and Lucía Fernández Ramos is adorable as Dafne. But the story is just too preposterous to take seriously, and most of the dialog is awful. I guess even the Spanish - who have made some excellent movies recently - are allowed to make a clunker occasionally.


2 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Good idea, bad execution Jahdai
Discuss Todo lo que tú quieras (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?