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Fausto 5.0 (2001)

On his way to a medical convention, Dr Fausto runs into a man who claims the Doctor removed his stomach eight years ago in a surgical operation. Against all odds, he is still alive. The man... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miguel Ángel Solá ... Fausto
Eduard Fernández ... Santos
Najwa Nimri ... Julia
Rakel González-Huedo Rakel González-Huedo ... Margarita (as Raquel González)
Juan Fernández Juan Fernández ... Quiroga
Irene Montalà ... Marta
Carme Contreras Carme Contreras ... Anciana
Cristina Piaget Cristina Piaget ... Mujer ojerosa
Pep Molina Pep Molina ... Bielsa
Keke Creixems Keke Creixems ... Presentador
Leonel Valdés Leonel Valdés ... Taxista 1
Pep Jové Pep Jové ... Médico 1
Morgan Searcy Morgan Searcy ... Médico 2
Josep Maria Ullod Josep Maria Ullod ... Médico 3 (as Josep M. Ullod)
Motokazu Kawamura Motokazu Kawamura ... Gerente Hotel
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Storyline

On his way to a medical convention, Dr Fausto runs into a man who claims the Doctor removed his stomach eight years ago in a surgical operation. Against all odds, he is still alive. The man turns up repeatedly and promises Fausto to make all his wishes come true. Reality starts dissolving and Fausto begins to loose control. Written by Industrious <17235@student.hhs.se>

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Some desires can become nightmares

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Spain

Language:

Catalan | Cheyenne | Spanish

Release Date:

19 October 2001 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Faust 5.0 See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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The position of the decanter bottle changes in the two shots of Vella bringing the second drink to Faust. Initially it is above the left door, but then it moves to the middle of the cabinet. See more »

Soundtracks

Variations on a Cocktail Dress
Performed by The Dellinger Escape Plan (Brian Benoit, Adam Doll, Dimitri Minakakis, Chris Pennie,
Benjamin Weinman, Jeff Wood)
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For a moment, before seeing you, I wanted to be dead.
25 December 2009 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

One of the best takes I have heard on this film goes like this: "It's like if Rob Zombie got religion and decided to take on Goethe and Marlow and delve the deeper meaning of God the Devil and the Soul while listening to lots of industrial goth techno dance music." This sums up the film nicely for those familiar with Zombie. It is a thinking man's (or woman's) horror. It give the selling your soul story and interesting twist.

Miguel Ángel Solá (The Whore and the Whale) is brilliant as the title character, an oncologist that doesn't seem to care about the patients he serves. Eduard Fernández (Che: Part 2, and the impossible to find, Alatriste) is fascinating as the devil.

It gets gory, and it it seems a mess at times, but I couldn't take my eyes away. It was a great story.


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