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Barrio (1998)

Not Rated | | Drama | 2 October 1998 (Spain)
A coming-of-age story in the vein of CITY OF GOD and KIDS - available for the first time in the U.S.!
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Críspulo Cabezas Críspulo Cabezas ... Rai
Timy Benito Timy Benito ... Javi (as Timy)
Eloi Yebra Eloi Yebra ... Manu
Marieta Orozco ... Susi
Alicia Sánchez ... Carmen
Enrique Villén ... Ricardo
Francisco Algora ... Ángel
Chete Lera ... Inspector de policía
Claude Pascadel Claude Pascadel ... Abuelo de Javi
Pedro Miguel Martínez ... Vecino
Daniel Guzmán ... Chico bar de copas
Lluvia Rojo ... Chica bar de copas
Nicolas Abraham Nicolas Abraham ... Hermano de Rai
Concha Gómez Conde Concha Gómez Conde ... Madre de Rai
Pepo Oliva ... Padre de Rai
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the life of three teenage friends in a humble neighborhood of the city of madrid is full of adventures, while trying to face the harsh reality, taking them to a maturity where they discover the value of friendship, love, but also disappointment and sadness . Written by poeticanarquica

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Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Spain | France

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

2 October 1998 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Barrio - Külvárosi utcák See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

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Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Really bad
28 October 2010 | by vato_spic_938See all my reviews

This was the worst piece of crap ever. Now that I have seen this movie my dreams of going to Madrid have become a nightmare. If this is how a low-medium Spanish class family is then i truly feel sorry for them because their lives must be truly boring. Not only does this movie show no emotion or compassion it also does not show how difficult Spanish teenagers' lives are. The story line had potential, it just needed different actors, producers, and director. I regret watching this. I would rather watch the tape they have in The Ring. Now I know I may sound harsh and rude but compared to movies I've seen like Blood In Blood Out or Mi Familia or even Machete, this is nothing. It doesn't capture the true essence on how Latin teenagers live their lives and what they do to survive in El Barrio.


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