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En la ciudad sin límites (2002)

Unrated | | Drama | 1 March 2002 (Spain)
Victor is a man who gets to Paris to join his family around their seriously ill father, Max. As the chance of selling the family business begins to disrupt the family relationships, Victor ... See full summary »

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Antonio Hernández

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonardo Sbaraglia ... Victor
Fernando Fernán Gómez ... Max
Geraldine Chaplin ... Marie
Ana Fernández ... Carmen
Adriana Ozores ... Pilar
Leticia Brédice ... Eileen
Roberto Álvarez ... Luis
Àlex Casanovas ... Alberto
Mónica Estarreado Mónica Estarreado ... Beatriz
Alfredo Alcón ... Rancel
Natacha Kucic Natacha Kucic ... Isabelle
Jorge San José Jorge San José ... Alejandro
Lorena López Lorena López ... Lorena
Alain Chipot Alain Chipot ... Pierre
Eduardo Torroja Eduardo Torroja ... Recepcionista 2
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Storyline

Victor is a man who gets to Paris to join his family around their seriously ill father, Max. As the chance of selling the family business begins to disrupt the family relationships, Victor is desperately asked for help by Max. What seems in the beginning mere delusions of an old man losing his mind, begin to show traces of some sort of real 'secret' that is troubling Max's last days. Victor decide to help his father to find that something (maybe just peace) he is searching for. Written by Snatcho

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Country:

Spain | Argentina

Language:

Spanish | French

Release Date:

1 March 2002 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The City of No Limits See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When Victor is flying into Paris and looks out his window, the outdoor landscape scene is frozen and does not move as it should along with the flying plane. See more »

Soundtracks

Liberté, Égalité, Mariage
Music by Víctor Reyes
Lyrics by Víctor Reyes
Performed by Víctor Reyes
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A thriller on feelings
20 March 2002 | by gregoHPSee all my reviews

An old man is dying of cancer in a hospital, but he has something to do first. He doesn't trust no one in his family (who has gathered around him in hospital) but his younger son, Victor, who just arrived from Argentina. He is the only one to notice that something's weird with his father...

Hollywood-like thrillers are serving as a cover to introduce deep, human-relation movies to the public. We've seen it in Lantana for instance. The big misteries, the fantastic intrigues we've seen so many times in conventional American movies are here changed for feelings. Although the movie develops as a thriller, with its intrigues and misteries, at the end we see that there's no bigger mistery than human relationships.

A very good way of wrapping a typical intimist European or Asian movie with an American-style thriller cover.


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