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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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Spanish

Release Date:

15 October 1986 (Spain) See more »

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Podróz donikad See more »

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1.66 : 1
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Maybe the best Spanish movie of the 80's
15 February 2002 | by earendil-1See all my reviews

"El viaje a ninguna parte" ("Voyage to Nowhere") tells the story of a comic actors group: they have to travel on foot from village to village searching bars or cafés where they could act. The movie combines perfectly the comic situations with the dramatic stories of the actors; it's a good portrait of the Spanish poverty during the Franco period, and it's also a good portrait of the hard life of the actors who have to act as extras in some many scenes as they could. This film is directed by Fernando Fernan-Gómez, who also plays a little role; possibly he is the best Spanish actor of his age. It won the Goya (the Spanish Academy Awards) for the best movie on the first show in which this prizes were granted.


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