A comedic look at the love lives of 14 different people and how they interconnect during one hot August afternoon around the Plaza del Sol in Madrid, Spain.

Directors:

Yolanda García Serrano (as Yolanda Garcia Serrano), Juan Luis Iborra

Writers:

Yolanda García Serrano (as Yolanda Garcia Serrano), Juan Luis Iborra
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Concha Velasco ... Marga
Georges Corraface ... Gerardo
Silke ... Amor
Carlos Fuentes Carlos Fuentes ... Pedro
Mercè Pons ... Silvia (as Merce Pons)
Alberto San Juan ... Sergio
Elisa Matilla ... Tatiana
Armando del Río Armando del Río ... Máximo (as Armando del Rio)
Miquel García Borda Miquel García Borda ... Benjamín (as Miquel Garcia)
Jesús Cabrero Jesús Cabrero ... Miguel (as Jesus Cabrero)
Víctor Ullate Roche ... Bruno (as Victor Ullate Jr.)
Cora Tiedra Cora Tiedra ... Roma
Roberto Álamo ... Policía (as Roberto Alamo)
Tristán Ulloa ... Mario (as Tristan Ulloa)
Roberto Álvarez ... Marido Marga (as Roberto Alvarez)
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Storyline

The title refers to Madrid's central square (from which all distances within Spain are measured). Zero may also describe the state of the lives of 14 strangers. The stories of these fourteen collide at this meeting point on a sultry August afternoon. Mistaken identities and second chances are among the results of this comedy of errors featuring, among other characters, a horny & gay university student, an internet-love seeker flamenco dancer, a macho but lovelorn gigolo, an actress, and a businessman starved for new sexual experiences. Written by GMeleJr

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Connections

References Pretty Woman (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Maybe This Time
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Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musician: percusion Igor Michael Binsbergen (as Igor Binsbergen)
Musician: clarinet Pep Pascual
Musician: piano Joan Vives
Translator: Guillermo Ramos
Musical Director: Joan Vives
Performed by Rosa Galindo
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14 characters searching for love on a hot afternoon in Madrid
20 December 2004 | by esh04676See all my reviews

This film is a delight and somewhat of a surprise for its frank treatment of all kinds of sexual relationships. Each character has his or her unique adventure seeking companionship,love, or excitement during one steamy afternoon and evening in Madrid, the unifying element being the meetings at the kilometer zero marker in one of the city's plazas, from which distances to other locations in Spain are measured. There are various mishaps ranging from mistaken identities to a minor auto accident. Everything has a delightfully light touch, and this viewer empathized easily with all the characters in their amorous adventures, ranging from the neglected middle-aged wife who hires a gigolo to the young backpacker who wants to help a prostitute gain more self-confidence. The use of a wallet photograph to establish a crucial identity reminds one of Restoration comedies in which a portrait in a locket is so important to the plot. In so many ways Km.0 is very traditional and in other ways, as in its frank depiction of a variety of sexual relationships, very modern. My one criticism of the film is the relegation of Tristan Ulloa to a role in which the talents he displayed in Sex and Lucia are not utilized.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

30 June 2000 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Kilómetro cero See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,400, 13 July 2003

Gross USA:

$159,338

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$194,610
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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