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Carmina y amén. (2014)

A 60-year-old woman tries to hide that her husband is dead.

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Carmina
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Antonio
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María
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Mari
Teresa Casanova ...
Teresa
José Manuel López ...
José Manuel (as José Manuel López Valdehíta)
Marina León ...
Marina
Joserra Leza ...
Cobrador del Seguro
Alejandro León ...
Alejandro
Juanfra Juárez ...
Juanfra (as Juanfra Juarez)
Fran Jiménez ...
Fran
Felipe Núñez ...
Felipe
Javier Carrión ...
Carrión
Paco Garfia ...
Okupa 1
María José Moreno ...
Okupa 2 (as Mª José Moreno)
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A 60-year-old woman tries to hide that her husband is dead.

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Carmina II  »

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There's a scene in the previous movie, Carmina o revienta (2012), one of the monologues where Carmina looks directly into the camera, that tells exactly the story of this sequel. See more »

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Follows Carmina o revienta (2012) See more »

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My Way
Music by Claude François and Jacques Revaux
Lyrics by Gilles Thibault
English Adaptation by Paul Anka
Performed by Nina Simone
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Excellent comedy by Paco León.
16 December 2014 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

From the outset the film plays perfectly with dramatic moments and moments where the comedy pokes every corner. 'Carmina y Amén' during its 98-minute plays make us think and make us laugh in equal parts, thus sound loud at some scenes (such as sharing Carmina and Yolanda Ramos) or Carmina lullaby sings her granddaughter.

As for the actors, choosing which side is right and the actors what to say. Carmina Barrios again demonstrates that supports the fore as one that is able to capture the attention and eat the screen simply open their eyes. María León in 'Carmina o Revienta' did not quite fit me but this has enchanted me. It has not surprised me because he has already shown what it can do to spare but here is able to make us mourn and laugh with the greatest of ease and naturalness. A great success is to rescue women "friend of the queen" and conversation that is formed in the wake undoubtedly one of the funniest scenes.

And is that "Carmina" is already a myth. And its director, Paco León, and definitely has its place in cinematic history of our country. And, if by "Carmina o Revienta" and revolutionized the way films, with "Carmina y Amen" has already made clear that his talent is no accident, but a diamond. It's a film that touches the heart and causes smiles and tears, without neglecting the subtle displays of today (Bárcenas, Royal Family, evictions, immigration ...) and giving us that very great character played by Yolanda Ramos.


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