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El viaje a ninguna parte (1986)

The movie tells the story of a family of comedians that work in the towns of Spain during the 40's and 50's. Life gets very tough for them since they cannot compete any longer with cinema. ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
José Sacristán ... Carlos Galván
Laura del Sol ... Juanita Plaza
Juan Diego ... Sergio Maldonado
María Luisa Ponte ... Julia Iniesta
Gabino Diego ... Carlos Piñeiro
Nuria Gallardo Nuria Gallardo ... Rosita del Valle
Fernando Fernán Gómez ... Don Arturo
Queta Claver Queta Claver ... Doña Leonor
Emma Cohen ... Sor Martirio
Agustín González ... Zacarías Carpintero
Carlos Lemos Carlos Lemos ... Daniel Otero
Miguel Rellán ... Dr. Arencibia
Simón Andreu ... Solís
Mari Carmen Alvarado Mari Carmen Alvarado ... (as Carmen Alvarado)
María Álvarez María Álvarez
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The movie tells the story of a family of comedians that work in the towns of Spain during the 40's and 50's. Life gets very tough for them since they cannot compete any longer with cinema. We assist to the end of an era. Written by Miguel A. Andrade <andrade@gredos.cnb.uam.es>

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

15 October 1986 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Podróz donikad See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Despite time, one of the best Spanish films
27 August 2005 | by pdelsorSee all my reviews

The lyric feel of this film doesn't leave aside the tragedy and the comedy of the life of a group of actors (and actually of the whole of the Spanish people) in the specific context of Franco Spain. Poverty, cold, exhaustion but also love, learning, dignity. The whole story is seen through an old man's eyes (José Sacristán playing the leading role) who mixes reality and dream, remembering a story combining facts and fiction. Stubbornnes of human being facing the end of a whole world is perfectly portrayed. Individual wishes and social darkness are also confronted. Fernando Fernán-Gómez (the director, who also plays the leading role's father) is probably one of the most significant Spanish actors, directors and authors of the second half of the XX century


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