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El mar (2000)

Unrated | | Drama, War | 14 April 2000 (Spain)
Two boys (Ramallo and Manuel) and a girl in the Spanish Civil War are involved in the death of other two boys, one killed, the other suicided. This terrible secret will be with them for all... See full summary »

Director:

Agustí Villaronga

Writers:

Antoni Aloy, Blai Bonet (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Casamajor ... Ramallo
Bruno Bergonzini ... Manuel
Antònia Torrens Antònia Torrens ... Sor Francisca
Hernán González Hernán González ... Galindo
Juli Mira Juli Mira ... Don Eugeni
Simón Andreu ... Alcántara
Ángela Molina ... Carmen
David Lozano David Lozano ... Manuel Tur, nen
Nilo Zimmerman Nilo Zimmerman ... Andreu Ramallo, nen (as Nilo Mur)
Tony Miquel Vanrell Tony Miquel Vanrell ... Paul Inglada, nen
Victoria Verger Victoria Verger ... Francisca, nena
Sergi Moreno Sergi Moreno ... Julià Ballester, nen
Llorenç Santamaria Llorenç Santamaria ... Falangista (as Llorenç Santamaría)
Maria del Mar Bonet Maria del Mar Bonet ... Mare Manuel
Blai Llopis Blai Llopis ... Pare Manuel
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Storyline

Two boys (Ramallo and Manuel) and a girl in the Spanish Civil War are involved in the death of other two boys, one killed, the other suicided. This terrible secret will be with them for all their lives. Years pass and they meet in a hospital for tuberculosis treatment. She is now a nun, Ramallo is a thief and Manuel is obsessed by religion. Reality is too hard to feel, only the sea should be the best place, where all is quiet... Written by Dul dpueyos@itpsp.com

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Genres:

Drama | War

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Catalan

Release Date:

14 April 2000 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

El mar See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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a movie that it is necessary to know how to appreciate
24 April 2000 | by Jordi25See all my reviews

I went to see that movie without knowing absolutely anything and I was surprised to realise that i was seeing an unusual movie. Good interpretations, script and great direction. Maybe a little bit of less explicit blood could be made a delicious film. A detail; this film is made originally in Catalan ( a language talked in some parts of Spain ), and filmed in Mallorca (where Michael Douglas has a house). Well, the Catalan talked in this island is so different than the Catalan in Barcelona that in the cinema that i went, the dialogue was subtitled (also in Catalan) to make it understandable!!!


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