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Hours of Light (2004)

Horas de luz (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 24 September 2004 (Spain)
A prisoner is accused of several murders.


Manolo Matji
2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alberto San Juan ... Juanjo
Emma Suárez ... Marimar
José Ángel Egido ... Chincheta
Vicente Romero ... Morata
Andrés Lima Andrés Lima ... Granizo
Ana Wagener ... Chus
Aitor Merino ... Tormo
Daniel Núñez Daniel Núñez ... Chester
Paco Marín Paco Marín ... Rafa
Sandro Cordero Sandro Cordero ... Herrero
Enrique Escudero Enrique Escudero ... Peña
Jesús Noguero Jesús Noguero ... Ramos
Fernando Lage Fernando Lage ... Moreno
Mariana Cordero ... Madre de Juanjo
Kike Biguri Kike Biguri ... Sindo


A prisoner is accused of several murders.

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Can love free you from your crimes?




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Release Date:

24 September 2004 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Hours of Light See more »

Filming Locations:

Aranjuez, Madrid, Spain See more »


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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Cantata bwv 147
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half love story half prison movie
1 August 2007 | by dcldanSee all my reviews

Garfia is a bloody murderer for whom the human life has any value. Natural leader, after he is caught, he leads lots of prison riots until he is keep in a total loneliness. There, he will spent two years, watching to anybody. The arrival of Emma to heal his wounds will men the first contact with human being and something (atraction, empathy) surge between them, and Emma makes his situation public and he is moved to a normal prison. Years later, they will meet again and then, love will begin, as Garfia learns how important is life. The story has a string beginning but later is quite lazy, it moves with time jumps (not told to us, you must be aware of them) and that's quite confusing. The prison part is well build, though topical, it is correct, and the beginning of the love story, quite believable, but as the relationship starts, things begin to result a little too candy, although the ending is well done. Antonio San Juan is a decent actor and makes a correct part, with his confused and dangerous character, on the other hand, Emma Suárez makes her usual part, as expressive as a marble statue. Probably a better actress could have result in a more touching movie. To sum up, the movie is not bad, is it entertaining, and, with some ups and downs, it goes decently, but the fact that Suárez is not good and some problems on developing the story makes it just watchable, nothing more.

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