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Beloved/Friend (1999)

Amic/Amat (original title)


Ventura Pons


Josep Maria Benet i Jornet (adaptation) (as J. M. Benet i Jornet), Josep Maria Benet i Jornet (play) (as Josep M. Benet i Jornet)
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Cast overview:
Josep Maria Pou ... Jaume (as Josep M. Pou)
Rosa Maria Sardà ... Fanny
Mario Gas Mario Gas ... Pere
David Selvas ... David
Irene Montalà ... Alba
Jordi Dauder ... Metge
Àngels Sánchez Àngels Sánchez ... Cristina
Tàtels Pérez Tàtels Pérez ... Estudiant 1
Jordi Andújar Jordi Andújar ... Estudiant 2
Daniel Klamburg Daniel Klamburg ... Estudiant 3
Josep Clarà Josep Clarà ... Transeunt
Josep Mota Josep Mota ... Bidell


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Release Date:

4 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beloved/Friend See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »


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ESP150,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Moving, contemporary take on the meaning of true friendship
14 May 1999 | by GMeleJrSee all my reviews

AMIC AMAT (the original Catalan language, English subtitled version I just saw) is a touching portrait of friendship. It narrates different family, college, love and sex-for-money relationships all interwoven in a beautiful statement about friendship. With photogenic and vibrant Barcelona as its setting, AMIGO AMADO/Amic Amat takes great opportunity to showcase its location, and contemporary Catalan bourgeois culture, among other issues. But the one it is always addressing is the nature of true friendship and how it can triumph even in today's turbulent and complex society.

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