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Yo soy la Juani (2006)

A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.

Director:

Bigas Luna

Writers:

Bigas Luna (screenplay), Carmen Chaves Gastaldo (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Verónica Echegui ... Juani
Dani Martín ... Jonah
Laya Martí ... Vane
Gorka Lasaosa Gorka Lasaosa ... Nacho
José Chaves ... Padre Juani
Mercedes Hoyos ... Madre Juani
Ferran Madico Ferran Madico ... Productor Olavarría
Marcos Campos Marcos Campos ... Marcos
Manuel Santiago Manuel Santiago ... Raúl Futbolista
Benito Sagredo Benito Sagredo ... Capi
Gaëlle Diego Gaëlle Diego ... Loles
María González María González ... Jessi
Joana López Joana López ... Nadia
Abraham de Torres Abraham de Torres ... Lumi
William Miller ... Dani
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Storyline

A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.

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Taglines:

La Juani es lo + (La Juani is the best)

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Spain]

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

20 October 2006 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Eu Sou Juani See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(European Film Market)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Unconventional, strong, and emotive
16 November 2008 | by benjamingrulloSee all my reviews

I agree with some of the comments here: the narrative structure doesn't develop La Juani's character completely, there is not a character arch, Juani doesn't change that much, the movie ends too soon, the plot line is not great, there are no really big events on Juani's life,... but I think all this light plotting was done on purpose, to grasp Juanis reality better. In one's real life there are not that many events.

Anyway, the acting is amazing, and la Juani is alive, full of truth and emotion... the movie has impressed me a lot.

It's been a long time without finding myself moved by a movie. But with all it's mistakes La Juani has done it. You can tell how some people's life really is, for example, all those young Hispanic girls coming from Southamerica to leave in Spain working in houses taking care of kids. It could have been better in some aspects... but still its good.


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