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Nobody Knows Anybody (1999)

Nadie conoce a nadie (original title)
An aspiring novelist receives a charge that will change his life completely.

Director:

Mateo Gil

Writers:

Juan Bonilla (novel), Mateo Gil
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Cast

Credited cast:
Eduardo Noriega ... Simón Cárdenas
Jordi Mollà ... Sapo
Natalia Verbeke ... María
Paz Vega ... Ariadna
Pedro Álvarez-Ossorio Pedro Álvarez-Ossorio ... Padre Andrés
Mauro Rivera Mauro Rivera ... Rocha
Jesús Olmedo ... Brujo
Críspulo Cabezas ... Pirata
Joserra Cadiñanos Joserra Cadiñanos ... Dinamitero
José Manuel Seda ... Capa
Richard Henderson Richard Henderson ... Hernández
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
José Cantero José Cantero ... Presidente
Anne Deluz Anne Deluz ... Madre de Sapo (as Anne de Luz)
Petra Martínez ... Encargada del Archivo de Indias
Pablo Matilla Pablo Matilla ... Capillita - Uncredited
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Amid the spectacular festivities of Holy Week in Seville, an aspiring novelist stuggles with his work and pays his bills by composing crossword puzzles. A cryptic recording left on his answering machine demands that he include a certain word in a future puzzle, and he becomes drawn into a spiraling tangle of mystery, danger and confusion. Soon he's forced into participating in a real-life version of a computer game on the narrow streets of Seville, the stakes being extremely high for the entire city. Written by mikhail080@cs.com

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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some strong sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »
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Genesis
Performed by Filharmonici mesta Prahy /The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Composed By Alejandro Amenábar
(P) 1999 Subterfuge Records
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Tight little thriller.
21 January 2007 | by FilmFataleSee all my reviews

Spanish-made suspense/action film with horror overtones.

It's the last Holy Week of the millennium in Seville and crossword puzzle creator Simon Cardenas finds himself at the center of a religious mystery. Things just keep getting crazier and crazier for poor Simon.

I'd say this is geek suspense at its finest. Interesting use of role-playing gamers and religious conspiracy, and crossword puzzle fans like myself may look for hidden messages in the NYT Sunday puzzle for a few days. Plus, I love "who do you trust" stories and I adore the fabulous gorgeous-ness of Eduardo Noriega, so this couldn't really fail for me. I thought it was a great little flick that kept me engaged and entertained all the way through.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

26 November 1999 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Bruderschaft des Todes See more »

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Budget:

EUR2,400,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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