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Flowers from Another World (1999)

Flores de otro mundo (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 28 May 1999 (Spain)
En el pequeño pueblo de Santa Eulalia los solteros organizan una fiesta a la que acude un autocar de mujeres casaderas. Damián, Alfonso y Carmelo buscarán establecer relación con Patricia, ... See full summary »

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Icíar Bollaín
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
José Sancho ... Carmelo
Luis Tosar ... Damián
Lissete Mejía Lissete Mejía ... Patricia
Chete Lera ... Alfonso
Marilyn Torres Marilyn Torres ... Milady
Elena Irureta Elena Irureta ... Marirrosi
Amparo Valle Amparo Valle ... Gregoria
Rubén Ochandiano ... Oscar
Ángela Herrera Ángela Herrera ... Lorna
Doris Cerdá Doris Cerdá ... Daisy
Chiqui Fernández ... Aurora
Carlos Kaniowsky ... Felipe
Isabel de los Santos Isabel de los Santos ... Janay
Germán Montaner Germán Montaner ... Paisano
Andrés Lima Andrés Lima ... Soltero
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Storyline

En el pequeño pueblo de Santa Eulalia los solteros organizan una fiesta a la que acude un autocar de mujeres casaderas. Damián, Alfonso y Carmelo buscarán establecer relación con Patricia, una muchacha dominicana, Marirrosi, una enfermera de Bilbao y Milady, una joven cubana. Written by Miguel Ángel Díaz González

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

28 May 1999 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Blumen aus einer anderen Welt See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

ESP 248,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€102,000 (Spain), 27 May 1999, Limited Release
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color
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Nuebe
Lyrics and Music composed by Guillermo Cáceres
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Wonderful performances in a charming film
23 September 2007 | by jeanmaruSee all my reviews

This film addresses serious issues without being heavy-handed or pedantic. The characters are complex individuals, the setting is authentic, the dialog is realistic, often tinged with humor. Some of the film's most charming moments are silent, with only a child's face filling the screen. The humor comes from the characters' personalities, not from contrived situations. There is not a single false note of melodrama or farce in this film. Luis Tosar gives such an understated performance that he disappears into his character. Lissete Mejia and Marilyn Torres anchor the film with nuanced, memorable performances. They are the reason to watch this film.


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