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18 Meals (2010)

18 comidas (original title)
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In the city of Santiago de Compostela, the meals are more important than just eating. The important conversations, socially and for all other reasons, are done around food. This happens one day with intertwined lives in the historic city.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Edu
Federico Pérez Rey ...
Tuto (as Fede Pérez)
Víctor Fábregas ...
Fran
Esperanza Pedreño ...
Sol
Gael Nodar Fernández ...
Gael
Mario Zorrilla ...
Teo
José María Pérez García ...
El abuelo (as José Mª Pérez)
María del Carmen Pereira Pena ...
La abuela (as Mª del Carmen Pereira)
Pedro Alonso ...
Vladimir Torres
Nuncy Valcárcel ...
Rosana
Camila Bossa ...
Ana
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Juan (as Juanca Vellido)
Xosé Barato ...
Lucas
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Nuria
Esteban Martínez ...
Carnicero
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In the city of Santiago de Compostela, the meals are more important than just eating. The important conversations, socially and for all other reasons, are done around food. This happens one day with intertwined lives in the historic city.

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La vida está servida (Life is served)

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19 November 2010 (Spain)  »

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18 Comidas  »

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The scenes were improvised, based on biographies the actors and the director had developed around their own characters. See more »

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Muiñeira do Courel
Traditional
Performed by Estoupacaldeiros (as Estoupacaldeiros de Rábade)
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Interesting if you think mediocre Spain is interesting
7 December 2010 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

First things first. The movie is bad, really bad. Bad music, full of clichés, bad dialogue. It may only be saved for being a kind of documentary on ordinary (very ordinary) Spain and for the acting which is superb overall. But the movie is really bad. With a script made out of 5 stories so small and ordinary that don't deserve being told in a movie theater. I don't know if naturalism has a place in cinema when this mediocrity has the capacity of draining the soul out of your bones. If you're a sociologist interested in the most simple and boring Spain this movie may be for you. If you're a simple and boring Spaniard this movie may be for you. If you're a human being with interesting things to do or say, please, don't watch this movie. It will only make you stupid.


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