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Belle Epoque (1992)

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A 1931 Spanish military deserter finds himself on a lonely farm until the farmer's four daughters pay a visit and he falls for all of them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Luz
... Clara
... Juanito
... Manolo
... Danglard
... Violeta
... Don Luis
... Doña Asun
... Amalia
... Fernando
... Rocío
... El cabo
... El número
... La Polonia
... Paco (as Juan Potau)
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Storyline

In 1931, a young soldier (Fernando) deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner (Manolo) due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters (Rocio, Violeta, Clara and Luz). Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to love. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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25 February 1994 (USA)  »

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Belle Epoque  »

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$5,971,369
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Trivia

When Juanito comes to serenade Rocìo, he sings "Las Mañanitas" which in México is used to celebrate a birthday instead of the classic "Happy Birthday To You". See more »

Goofs

Amalia sings "En un pais de fábula" from Pablo Sorozábal's zarzuela "La tabernera del puerto". The situation of the movie is in early 1930s, whereas this zarzuela was first staged in 1936. See more »

Quotes

Don Luis: What I've joined on earth in heaven not separate even God!
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Referenced in ¿Qué fue de Jorge Sanz? Buena racha (2017) See more »

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Las manñanitas del rey David
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Que belle pelicula
19 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Wow, what a terrific movie. I didn't expect much. I'm watching the end at 4:40am in the morning, and wondering why I haven't seen this movie before. It has something that you'll only find in a Spanish film. A type of humor that is missing in American movies, or maybe, just doesn't work in English. I don't know. All I know is that the movie is tremendously humorous. The actors are all fantastic. Penelope Cruz is, well, Penelope Cruz, but otherwise the movie is wonderful. DO NOT MISS IT.


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