Nearly twenty years after the events of "The Girl of Your Dreams", in the 1950s, Macarena Granada, who has become a Hollywood star, returns to Spain to film a blockbuster about Queen Isabella I of Castile.
Ever since her mum died, María has taken care of her father and her siblings. That's why her father's announcement of marriage to his nurse brings María's world crashing down around her. At the age of 35, she'll have to change her fate.
José Ángel Egido,
A teenager who went missing and was presumed dead returns home after eight years to find a family deeply affected by his disappearance. Gradually, doubts arise about whether he really is the missing boy or an impostor.
Inspectors Velarde and Alfaro must find what appears to be a serial killer. This hunt against the clock will make them realize something they'd never thought about: neither one of them is that different from the killer.
Antonio de la Torre,
In bustling downtown Madrid, a loud gunshot and two mysterious deaths trap a motley assortment of common urbanites in a decrepit central bar, while paranoia and suspicion force the terrified regulars to turn on each other.
A hard-working single mother and wife of a getaway driver who is about to be released is approached by an unassuming and gentle man, completely unaware though of his inscrutable and utterly impelling motives.
Antonio de la Torre,
We are immersed in the 1950s, as the film diva Macarena Granada returns from Hollywood to Spain to shoot a US blockbuster entitled The Queen of Spain, where she will breathe life into Isabella I of Castile. In Madrid, not only will she meet up again with her old friends and colleagues from the troupe but she will also have to contend with another dictatorial regime: that of Francisco Franco. Written by
Manuel Ángel Egea and Carlos López, writers of the original film The Girl of Your Dreams (1998) (where eight characters from The Queen of Spain (2016) were created and presented for the first time) sued Fernando Trueba (director) and his wife, Cristina Huete (producer) for breach of contract and for not acknowledging and respecting the authorship and the creation of their characters.The other two writers of The Girl of Your Dreams (1998) were Rafael Azcona and David Trueba. Rafael Azcona died in 2008 and David Trueba is brother of Fernando Trueba, the director of both films and also is brother-in-law of Cristina Huete, producer of both films and also producer of five films directed by him, David Trueba. David Trueba said : " I like to receive credit in the films I worked, but not in the films I did nothing. As author of the first film I have nothing to claim in the second one" See more »
The film takes place in 1956, but in Macarena's dressing room there is a poster of the film El sol sale todos los días, that was released on January 1958. See more »
Sequel to "La Niña De Tus Ojos", which brings together the entire cast of the previous film, retaking the story of the characters about 20 years after what happened in the previous film, almost the same time that both films have been released between them.
Trueba pays tribute to the Spanish cinema of the 50s, returning to the character of Macarena Granada (played again by a wonderful Penelope Cruz) that after what happened in the previous film becomes a star in Hollywood and returns to Spain to star in a Biopic of Queen Isabella the Catholic ...
But Trueba is not limited to making a history of cinema within the cinema, but rather portrays a cold and gray Spain that at that time seemed to have lost all hope for a better future ... And as with the previous film, Story moves between comedy and drama achieving a perfect balance resulting in a movie as good and as its predecessor ...
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