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Todo es mentira (1994)

Pablo hates everything. When Lucia comes into his life, he thinks she's the woman he dreams of, and sees the solution to all his problems. But Lucia, who is rather manipulating, is just ... See full summary »

Director:

Álvaro Fernández Armero (as Alvaro Fernandez Armero)

Writer:

Álvaro Fernández Armero (as Alvaro Fernandez Armero)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Penélope Cruz ... Lucía (as Penelope Cruz)
Coque Malla Coque Malla ... Pablo
Jordi Mollà ... Ariel (as Jordi Molla)
Gustavo Salmerón ... Claudio (as Gustavo Salmeron)
Irene Bau Irene Bau ... Natalia
Fernando Colomo Fernando Colomo ... Alejandro
Mónica López ... Beatriz (as Monica Lopez)
Christina Rosenvinge Christina Rosenvinge ... Lola (as Cristina Rossenvinge)
Ariadna Gil ... La Sucia
Patricia García Méndez Patricia García Méndez ... Alicia (as Patricia Garcia)
José Luis Gil José Luis Gil ... Raimundo (as Jose Luis Gil)
Javier Manrique ... Gonzalo
Amparo Valle Amparo Valle ... Madre de Lucía
Saturnino García ... Padre de Lucía (as Saturnino Garcia)
Luis Martín Luis Martín ... Portero (as Luis Martin)
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Storyline

Pablo hates everything. When Lucia comes into his life, he thinks she's the woman he dreams of, and sees the solution to all his problems. But Lucia, who is rather manipulating, is just what will make Pablo explode. Nobody believes in the ideal couple, not even Pablo's friends, who live all in couples, and all with problems: Between Ariel and Lola there is a professional rivalty they don't know how to cope with; Claudio lives on Natalia, and none of them feels good about it; what's wrong with Alejandro and Beatriz is just the big age difference between them two. Nobody is happy with his partenaire, but everyone will let it be, maybe for conformism, maybe for fear, maybe for lazyness, or maybe because Everything is false. Written by <oscar.esteban@p4.virtual.encomix.com>

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

14 October 1994 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

It's All Lies See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Entra Natalia
Written by Kevin Robb
Performed by Kevin Robb, Joshua Edelman, Lucho Aguilar and Jimmy Castro
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One of the bests young films ever made in Spain cinema (Gran peli, realment!)
14 March 2000 | by The Graps ExperienceSee all my reviews

The story depicted in Todo es mentira could be the story of you and I. Young people (but not stupid, handsome, athletic... in a word: REAL people) living day by day carrying along their problems. And which are, basically, the young's problems? Sex and money. This is what Todo es mentira is about. Great film. Great performances (specially Coque and Penelope, and don't forget the brief performance of Santiago Segura). It's a vital experience more than a film. You must see it.

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