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Common Wealth (2000)

La comunidad (original title)
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The accidental discovery of a big fortune hidden in the apartment of a deceased man will fill the heart of a real estate agent with greed and dreams of a luxurious life, but the neighbours think otherwise.

Director:

Álex de la Iglesia (as Alex de la Iglesia)

Writers:

Jorge Guerricaechevarría (as Jorge Guerricaecheverria), Álex de la Iglesia (as Alex de la Iglesia)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carmen Maura ... Julia
Eduardo Antuña Eduardo Antuña ... Charly
María Asquerino ... Encarna (as Maria Asquerino)
Jesús Bonilla ... Ricardo (as Jesus Bonilla)
Marta Fernández Muro ... Paquita (as Marta Fernandez Muro)
Paca Gabaldón ... Hortensia (as Paca Gabaldon)
Ane Gabarain Ane Gabarain ... Karina
Sancho Gracia ... Castro
Emilio Gutiérrez Caba ... Emilio (as Emilio Gutierrez Caba)
Kiti Mánver ... Dolores (as Kiti Manver)
Terele Pávez ... Ramona (as Terele Pavez)
Roberto Perdomo Roberto Perdomo ... Oswaldo
Manuel Tejada Manuel Tejada ... Chueca
Enrique Villén ... Domínguez (as Enrique Villen)
Gorka Aguinagalde Gorka Aguinagalde ... Camillero 1
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Storyline

Julia finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's house while selling an apartment. She's a 40-ish real estate agent now forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community (of neighbors), headed by an unscrupulous administrator. Black humor gives way to suspense, closely followed by horror that doesn't take long in coming to a head in undisguised pandemonium. Written by ElianaG

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They are knocking on the door... you'd better not open! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Quotes

Julia: So kill me, too and stop boring me with your sermons. You're a fraud and a thief, like me, like everybody.
Emilio: No, I'm not a thief. I'm not a thief. I have a right to it, I do. We did the sports lottery together. I helped him guess the scores. He asked me for advice. He said..."Sporting against Real Sociedad"... And I... I... I said..."Tie". I don't know, it just came out of my mouth. No one else in Spain marked "Tie". Just me. I said, "Tie". When I heard he'd won the jackpot, I was glad. I swear I ...
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References Repulsion (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Y ¿si fuera ella?
Lyrics and Music composed by Alejandro Sanz
Performed by Alejandro Sanz (uncredited)
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One of the best films from Spain!!!!
18 March 2003 | by rogelioduronSee all my reviews

This movie was great, i really loved the character development,the way director Alex de la Iglesia used its shots and gave us this dark comedy with suspense filled film. Now as a part of my vast collection this film stands as a great film from its director, i was (and still am in some sort of way) in love with his "Day of the beast" now his latest La Comunidad is a great film that shows us a fun story about people ways into big time money. I hope you have a chance to see it and have a blast about its crazyness and its fun ways to entertain all ages. The starwars freak in this film was so funny, i just love his scenes. I want to give it a good 10 out of 10 on Spanish cool horror/suspense films.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

29 September 2000 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A Comunidade See more »

Filming Locations:

Puerta del Sol, Madrid, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR4,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$290,754
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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