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Mataharis (2007)

Private detective Inés infiltrates the employees at a multinational corporation. Thanks to the collaboration of Manuel, she gets to the heart of company intrigues. But her investigation ... See full summary »

Director:

Icíar Bollaín

Writers:

Icíar Bollaín (screenplay), Tatiana Rodríguez (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Najwa Nimri ... Eva
Tristán Ulloa ... Iñaki
María Vázquez ... Inés
Diego Martín ... Manuel
Nuria González Nuria González ... Carmen
Antonio de la Torre ... Sergio
Fernando Cayo ... Valbuena
Manuel Morón ... Samuel
Adolfo Fernández Adolfo Fernández ... Alberto
Mabel Rivera ... Mujer engañada
Florentino Soria Florentino Soria
Irene Herranz Irene Herranz
Juanma Lara Juanma Lara ... (as Juan Manuel Lara)
Aixa Villagrán Aixa Villagrán
Puchi Lagarde Puchi Lagarde
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Storyline

Private detective Inés infiltrates the employees at a multinational corporation. Thanks to the collaboration of Manuel, she gets to the heart of company intrigues. But her investigation brings her face to face with a difficult emotional and ethical decision. Eva, just back from maternity leave, is juggling work and family obligations when she discovers that her partner Iñaki is hiding something fundamental to their future as a couple. Carmen, the most experienced of the three, observes and tapes Sergio's marital collapse but can't see her own marriage is dead. While working at the detective agency run by Valbuena, these three surveillance specialists often invade others' privacy but are clueless about confronting their own secrets. All three will have to cross the thin line dividing public and private matters, bringing their own issues to light in order to solve more than just their professional cases. Written by La Iguana 2007

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

28 September 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Detektywi w spódnicach See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€2,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,065,030, 31 December 2008
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Trivia

There are a few scenes where in Inés's room, a picture of famous accused double agent in world war 1, Mata Hari is hanging on wall near to the telephone. See more »

Soundtracks

Esa luz
Music by Piti Sanz and Luis Tosar
Lyrics by Luis Tosar and Santiago García de Leániz
Performed by Luis Tosar
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It's good; however, it's not like Take My Eyes.
15 April 2008 | by bar_saydamSee all my reviews

Iciar Bollain, who made the debut film "Take My Eyes", tells the story about three women who live in Madrid. The director uses an allegorical expression to talk about three middle-aged women's lives. In addition to personal stories, she emphasizes social messages like her first movie, Take My Eyes. These women characters are detectives and they observe other people's lives; however, they have a lot of problems in their marriages and they cannot resolve their problems. The director approaches every character sentimentally. Furthermore she emphasizes the problems which are bigger. The women, having problems in their lives, care about housework and childcare for their children. Also there is such great the segregation between women and men in society. They struggle with social inequality. If we thought about the movie with all its elements, we would say that "Mataharis" is an impressive and realistic movie; however, it's not better than Take My Eyes.

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