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Madrid, 1987 (2011)

Two characters: old and young; teacher and pupil; man and woman. Four walls within which they conjure intellectualism, relive the profession (journalism), explore politics and discover each other.

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Miguel
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Ángela
Ramon Fontserè ...
Luis
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Voz patio (voice)
Eduardo Antuña ...
Camarero Café Comercial
Francisco Risueño ...
Camarero Café Comercial
Miguel Castrejón ...
Camarero Café Comercial
Bárbara de Lemus ...
Mujer autógrafo
Gloria Rodríguez ...
Cliente Café Comercial
Ricardo Valverde ...
Cliente Café Comercial
Teresa Sánchez ...
Cliente Café Comercial
Sigfrid Monleón ...
Cliente Café Comercial
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Cliente Café Comercial
Soledad Osorio ...
Cliente Café Comercial
María Luisa Osorio ...
Cliente Café Comercial (as Mª Luisa Osorio)
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Madrid, 1987 ...is a two-character story with a verbose discourse on writing, journalism, careerism, aging and politics. Shot mostly within a very constricted space, the story follows an older, celebrated journalist Miguel (José Sacristán) who meets the beautiful and coy journalism-student Angela (María Valverde) to give an interview - but becomes intent upon seducing her. They end up spending time in the most unusual manner ...discussing literature, prose and career trajectories ...gradually divulging little insights into their own selves as we start to understand the old journalist's cynicism and the young protégé's intentions. Written by Adnan R. Amin

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María Valverde was actually born in 1987 See more »

Quotes

Miguel: I'm a dead body washed up on the beach.
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Mañana
Written by Irene Tremblay and David Trueba
Performed by Irene Tremblay
Arranged by Alberto Matesanz
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Pervert movie not entirely without merit.
30 October 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's not a masterpiece, but it's an important movie that I'm glad was made and that I was fortunate enough to see.

Like changing a diaper, this film is not fragrant or glamorous, but outlines a very basic reality of the man-woman relationships; Old wrinkled geezer wanting to get into panties of a young and beautiful girl, just for the heck of it, just to feel alive for a little longer. And the young beautiful girl not unwilling to let him - just for the opportunity to spice-up her dull existence, learn something (anything) from an older, more experienced person, And maybe, just-maybe, forward her artistic career as a result of it.

And for us, old geezers, it's an opportunity to look in the mirror and see how pathetic we look, literally and figuratively speaking.

Important movie.


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