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7 Virgins (2005)

7 vírgenes (original title)
It is summertime in a blue-collar, marginal district of a city in the South of Spain. Tano, a teenager currently serving a sentence in a juvenile reform center, is given a 48-hour leave to ... See full summary »

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Alberto Rodríguez
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Cast

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Juan José Ballesta ... Tano
Iride Fontana Iride Fontana ... Wendy (as Iride Barroso)
Javier Berger Javier Berger ... Educador
Jesús Carroza ... Richi
José Chaves ... Chema
Angie Daniela Lizundia Angie Daniela Lizundia ... Aurora
Diego José Estévez Soto Diego José Estévez Soto ... Tipo pelea 3 (as Diego Estévez)
Daniel Fernández Daniel Fernández ... Chaval Esplanada
Kerryl Higashio Kerryl Higashio ... Kerryl
David Ligero David Ligero ... Bromuro
Alejandro Lillo Alejandro Lillo ... El Canijo
Fernando Mansilla Fernando Mansilla ... Tío de Richi
Héctor Mora Héctor Mora ... Rana (as Héctor Mora Fernández)
Muriel Muriel ... (as Muriel Moreno)
Sergio Ortega Sergio Ortega ... Lolo
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It is summertime in a blue-collar, marginal district of a city in the South of Spain. Tano, a teenager currently serving a sentence in a juvenile reform center, is given a 48-hour leave to attend his brother's wedding. Together with his best friend Richi, Tano plans to enjoy his 48-hour pass to the limit, doing all the things he is normally prohibited from doing. He gets drunk, takes drugs, steals, has sex and hangs out with his buddies. He feels free and exerts that freedom with all the force and audacity of a teenager. By the end of his 48-hour pass, Tano has also witnessed the collapse of all the things he takes for granted in his life: the neighborhood, his family, friends and loved-ones - everything is somehow different for him. More than just two days of freedom, Tano's leave turns out to be a journey into maturity. Written by Sutherland, Cristina

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Live life to the limit

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Crime | Drama

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Trivia

None of Tano's friends are professional actors. They were selected in auditions at local high schools. See more »

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References Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995) See more »

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Written by Miguel Ángel Hernando Trillo
Performed by La Cabra Mecánica
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Most likable for the youthful public
15 May 2006 | by pedrosmgfanSee all my reviews

I saw this film because I only was interested. It seemed to me that it would be quite good. But I was mistaken. The argument is not bad, but it would be possible to be improved.

The direction is very good, and some actors also are. Jesús Carroza as Richi is spectacular, is very funny and he acts very very good. He's great in this film. He deserved that Goya award. The other actors are also good, but Juan José Ballesta is not. Apparently, he thinks that he can receive another Goya award, as he did in 2001 in "El Bola". He is a good actor, but in this film I didn't like him.

The film in itself is not bad (I think it's fair that it did not get the Goya award) but I would not like to have to see it more than once. It would never do that.

The youthful public will love this movie, but not the adults, I think. Perhaps, if you see this movie, you won't be sorry, but I sincerely didn't like it much. See it if you are interested in films about vain and insolent boys.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

14 October 2005 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

7 Virgins See more »

Filming Locations:

Punta Umbria,Huelva, Spain See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,700,722
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Dolby | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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