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Yoyes (2000)

Director:

Helena Taberna

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Patxi Amezcua (collaborator), Inma Cánovas (script collaborator) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ana Torrent ... Yoyes
Ernesto Alterio ... Joxean
Florence Pernel ... Hélène
Ramón Langa Ramón Langa ... Koldo
Iñaki Aierra ... Argi
Ruth Núñez Ruth Núñez ... Bego
Martxelo Rubio ... Kizkur
Gonzalo Gonzalo Gonzalo Gonzalo ... Zaldu
Asier Hernández Asier Hernández ... Kaska
Aitzpea Goenaga Aitzpea Goenaga ... Chica Kaska
Mikel Albisu Mikel Albisu ... Padre Yoyes
Pilar Rodríguez Pilar Rodríguez ... Madre de Yoyes
Juanma Rodríguez Juanma Rodríguez ... Aitor
Anartz Zuazua ... Manu
Josean Bengoetxea Josean Bengoetxea ... Motorista 1
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

31 March 2000 (Spain) See more »

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MACT Productions See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Connections

Featured in The Basque Ball: Skin Against Stone (2003) See more »

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Txoria Txori
Written by Mikel Laboa and Joxian Arce
Performed by Ernesto Alterio and Ana Torrent
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Necessary and instructive...
20 February 2006 | by rainking_esSee all my reviews

This is the story of Dolores González (aka "Yoyes"), a woman who made it to the directive committee of ETA (the terrorist-separatist from Basque Country, Spain) in a time where the activities of the band might be justified in some way (the last years of Franco's dictatorship). Once the band began to murder civilians she decided to leave, she exiled in Mexico and after 12 years she came back to Spain to live and ordinary life. ETA shot her in the head in front of her little daughter: they considered that she was a traitor.

I think that a figure such as Yoyes' would have deserved to be filmed by a more expert director, because the débutant Helena Tabernas makes some narrative mistakes, the movie is certainly confusing and slow, some sequences are just pointless, and one or two of the actors weren't up to the job.

The movie went rather unnoticed at the time it was released. It wasn't a good idea to make a movie about a member of ETA when the PP (Popular Party) was governing the country (they were totally against the Basque separatism and, of course, against ETA). Anyway, I think it's a necessary movie that should be watched by anyone. Everything is not just black or white... you know what I mean.

*My rate: 6/10


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