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My Name Is Juani (2006)

Yo soy la Juani (original title)
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 ... 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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A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.

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

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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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Runtime:

(European Film Market)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Referenced in Aída: Yo soy la Macu (2007) See more »

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Así me gusta a mí
Written and Performed by Chimo Bayo, Rafael García and Germán Bou
© 1991 by Area Music Española
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an ordinary story in a good & modern setting
6 March 2009 | by wvisser-leusdenSee all my reviews

'Yo Soy La Juani' presents a pretty common story about two working-class girls from a Spanish provincial town, trying to make their careers in Spain's capital Madrid. The story realistically focuses on the temptations & difficulties a big city has to offer, all newly experienced by these girls.

In the end we also get a moral message: make clear choices in life and persevere by them.

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The visuals truly make this film's strength. Its uncomplicated, direct shooting fully connects with the girl's lifestyle. All their joys, excitements, shocks, disappointments, annoyances, boredom and hardships are smoothly transferred to you. All set in a Spanish adolescent-scene of our times. It allows you to identify completely.


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