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

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ramón Barea ...
Don Martín
Inma Cuesta ...
Carmen de Triana
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Doña Concha
Ignacio Mateos ...
Fotógrafo plaza
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Carmen Belloch ...
Enfemera mayor
Teresa Soria Ruano ...
Enfermera joven
Sofía Oria ...
Carmencita
Lito ...
Gallo Pepe (as Lito y Tomás)
Tomás ...
Gallo Pepe (as Lito y Tomás)
Pere Ponce ...
Genaro
Carmen Segarra ...
Milagros
Pep Ferrer ...
Pintor
Manel Castillejos ...
Fotógrafo entierro
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A band of bullfighting dwarfs save the life of a young woman with amnesia. They end up taking her under their wing when they find out that she has seemingly natural skills as a bullfighter, upon which they can capitalize not only for their act but for her own personal gain. As she does not know her name or background, the dwarfs coin her Blancanieves, after the famed fairy tale. What they are all unaware of is that she is really Carmen, the daughter of the once great matador, Antonio Villalta. On the day Carmen was born, her father suffered a career ending accident, and her mother died in childbirth. Her father quickly remarried his nurse, the evil Encarna. Although raised by her grandmother during her early years, Carmen, following the death of her grandmother, went to live with Encarna while an adolescent, Encarna who treated her as a slave. Carmen eventually found her disabled father, who was hidden away and treated poorly by Encarna. In the meantime, Encarna was cavorting with the... Written by Huggo

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Rated PG-13 for some violent content and sexuality | See all certifications »

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28 September 2012 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Alba ca zapada  »

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Box Office

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$25,264 (USA) (29 March 2013)

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$218,845 (USA) (3 May 2013)
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The quote on the calender: "A minute of Philosophy. -To yearn for the past is to run after the wind. Russian Proverb." See more »

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De Reina, ná
Music by Chicuelo (as Juan Gómez "Chicuelo")
Lyrics by Pablo Berger
Performed by Sílvia Pérez Cruz, Chicuelo (as Juan Gómez "Chicuelo") and Isaac Vigueras (as Isaac Vigueras "El Rubio")
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"A complete creation that reminds you how well defined is the battle between good and evil and how mankind oscillates between! A great collection of realistic and attractive characters! A story of a woman and a man against the forces of luck! A poem for love! A song for the importance of family! An objective criticism to people! A strong reality! A scream! A prayer! A priceless lesson we must teach in all classrooms! A masterpiece! An example of what is the power of cinema! An endless source of messages! A work of art that should surprise everyone! Thank you Pablo, we needed this film! .......Definitely the best film I have ever seen! Bravo!"


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