Two jobless Forty-somethings: Maca and Rena are in serious need of a financial stroke of luck. When they spot an ad for a TV contest looking for the next Pop Idol, they decide to turn ... See full synopsis »
After five years in a coma, the last victim of a grisly killing spree is dead. Raquel, a designer for the local newspaper, is asked to research the details of the brutal case that still has... See full summary »
In the city of Santiago de Compostela, the meals are more important than just eating. The important conversations, socially and for all other reasons, are done around food. This happens one day with intertwined lives in the historic city.
Federico Pérez Rey,
Lasa y Zabala case was the first action headed by GAL "antiterrorist group", in 1983. Two Spanish policeman, following the direct orders of the general Rodriguez Galindo, kidnapped two ETA ... See full summary »
Leo is immediately set adrift by his new found responsibilities as a single parent, a feeling that is made doubly distressing when Dafne, herself understandably confused and heartbroken by ... See full summary »
Juan Diego Botto,
José Luis Gómez,
A young man who wants to become a professional dancer falls in love with a gypsy girl and gets in conflict with her totally different cultural background. But love can overcome these ... See full summary »
Evelio, a physical education teacher, rejects the society in which he has lived, which is why he raises the great human questions about the meaning of life and tries to find a doctrine to ... See full summary »
José Luis Borau
Rafael Álvarez 'El Brujo',
Josep Castillo Escalona
Sara is a high-class girl overprotected by her hysteric mother. During a weekend, she goes to a pub called El Calentito wants meeting with Toni to lose her virginity, but Sara discovers Toni with other girl, and she drunks until being unconscious. At the next day, Sara wake up in the house of Leo and Carmen, two free-spirited low-class girls who are looking for a girl for her music punk band, Las Sioux, after that other girl, Chus, left the band. Since then Leo and Carmen have that same morning an interview with Ernesto, a music producer, they ask Sara helps them going with the two to the interview. Reluctant at the beginning, Sara finally accepts. When Sara meets Ernesto, she starts falling in love with him, thinking if he would the perfect man to lose his virginity. Discovering her own voice to sing, Sara accepts to be the new Sioux, hiding this fact to her family with the help of her best friend Marta, but in a party celebrated a few days later, all ruins: Carmen hook up with Marta...Written by
I saw this movie while living in Spain. I was only able to go to the movies once a week, but loved it so much that i went back the next. It deals with such an interesting period of social conflict in Spain, and is absolutely hilarious at the same time. As it is a Spanish film, some background is useful of the terrible occurrences known in Spain as 22 F. It is wonderfully done. It contains wonderful music, cinematography, and plot/theme developments. It focuses on the cultural period in Spain right after the dictatorship (early 80s) and deals with a girl faced with many choices about herself and about her own personal freedoms. She is breaking away from a restrictive society, yet having conflict with her love of and loyalty to her family. It is rare that a comedy so funny deals with such a strong theme in such a strong way.
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