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La buena estrella (1997)

Rafael witnesses Marina - a woman with a glass eye - being attacked on the street by Daniel; her long-time acquaintance since the orphanage, where they were both raised as kids. He rescues ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
... Rafael
... Marina
... Daniel
... Ana Mari
... Paco
Clara Sanchis ... Elena (as Clara Sanchís)
Andrea Ramírez ... Estrella 3 años
Lola Franco ... Estrella 9 años
Sonia Cuellar ... Marinita
José Domínguez ... Ramón
Ramiro Alonso ... Martín
Francisco Marsó ... Taxista (as Paco Marsó)
Cristina Collado ... Mari Carmen
Cristina Camisón ... Nurse
José Urdiain ... David
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Rafael witnesses Marina - a woman with a glass eye - being attacked on the street by Daniel; her long-time acquaintance since the orphanage, where they were both raised as kids. He rescues her from Daniel and brings her to his home, where a relationship between them soon develops. Marina is pregnant, but since Daniel does not want the child, Rafael offers to step in as the father, having his own physical problems, preventing him from having kids. He and Marina stays together as a couple, and as a family. But once everything seems to be settled, Daniel - released from prison - shows up again. Written by Anonymous

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En el corazón del otro  »

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ESP 175,000,000 (estimated)
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only good intentions
29 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

Its a simple story of love and abandon. Antonio Resines plays a guy who is a winner in life but a loser in love, maribel verdu is an outsider and she comes to his life. This movie has the same vicious than much of spanish dramas, not too much action, very boring sometimes, and a lot of argues between the characters. The performance of maribel verdu is excellent but the performance of Antonio Resines is awful. There's some few moments where you get interested on what's going on, but there's much more moments when nothing happens. There's nothing new in the plot, you can find a lot of movies like this one, and with better results.


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