5.2/10
80
1 user 1 critic

Life in the Abyss (2007)

La vida abismal (original title)
Reviews
2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Trash (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The story of several characters who transport us to a social reality that reflects in our personal relationships: the current culture of the using and throwing relationships. The youngster ... See full summary »

Director: Carles Torras
Stars: Óscar Jaenada, Judit Uriach, David Selvas
Camarón (2005)
Biography | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The movie will cover the life of Camarón de la Isla (Jaenada), the legendary Spanish flamenco cantaor, from his beginning until his death. It tells around the relationships Camarón de la ... See full summary »

Director: Jaime Chávarri
Stars: Óscar Jaenada, Verónica Sánchez, Mercè Llorens
Miss Dalí (2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Anna Maria Dalí is four years younger than her brother Salvador and they love each other. Both enjoy the great progressive atmosphere of republican Spain, fraternizing with great creators, García Lorca, Buñuel.

Director: Ventura Pons
Stars: Marta Angelat, Eulàlia Ballart, Claire Bloom
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Animals, when they've been wounded, lick themselves where it hurts. Nonetheless, they also pick themselves up and keep going; wounded, but still alive.

Director: Ventura Pons
Stars: José Coronado, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Cecilia Rossetto
Circuit (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Xavier Ribera
Stars: Vincent Martinez, Sophie Auster, Misia Mur
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Luisa Llorente, an expert on taxation of old buildings, had recently gone to the Victorian mansion Valdemar to conduct an inventory of property ownership. After she mysteriously disappeared... See full summary »

Director: José Luis Alemán
Stars: Daniele Liotti, Óscar Jaenada, Laia Marull
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young swim trainer integrity is questioned when one of the kids says something about him

Director: Ventura Pons
Stars: Roser Batalla, Rubén de Eguia, Albert Ausellé
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Ventura Pons
Stars: Montserrat Carulla, Àlex Casanovas, Berta Castañé
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
Director: Ventura Pons
Stars: Anna Azcona, Robert Donaldson, Ricard Farré
Forasters (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A family experiences two traumatic events in a lapse of forty-odd years: the loss of one of the family members and how this affects the others; and the arrival of new neighbors, strangers, who upset the family and supposed social harmony.

Director: Ventura Pons
Stars: Anna Lizaran, Joan Pera, Joan Borràs
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

In a world obsessed with knowing the future, we find Alberto, a Colombian immigrant working as a massage therapist in the City of London. Mild-mannered, almost shy, he blends into the ... See full summary »

Director: James Erskine
Stars: Kae Alexander, Leonie Charles, Óscar Jaenada
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Looking for Eimish is, above all, a love story. The startup of the story is the conflict created by the fact that Eimish wants to take a step forward in the relationship and Lucas is not ... See full summary »

Director: Ana Rodríguez Rosell
Stars: Óscar Jaenada, Manuela Vellés, Jan Cornet
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Óscar Jaenada ... El Chino
José Sospedra ... Ferran jove (as Jose Sospedra)
Antonio Valero ... Ferran adult
Juli Mira Juli Mira ... Salvador
Pep Cortés Pep Cortés ... Labrador
Albert Forner Albert Forner ... Capellà
Nausicaa Bonnín ... Rosa
Pepa López Pepa López ... La mare
Abdelatif Hwidar ... Juanito el Moro (as Hwidar)
Pep Ricart Pep Ricart
Daniel Medrán Daniel Medrán
Karme Málaga ... Catherine
Ximo Solano Ximo Solano ... Tan
Álvaro Báguena Álvaro Báguena ... Pare
Isabel Rocatti Isabel Rocatti ... Germana
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Edit

Details

Country:

Spain

Language:

Catalan

Release Date:

26 January 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Life in the Abyss See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Els Films de la Rambla See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(European Film Market)

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Card games
18 February 2007 | by joelsegarraSee all my reviews

Life, cards, luck and Russian Roulette... this is why this comment has the spoiler option checked.

This film evokes Valencia illegal gaming back in the seventies. A young peasant -Ferran- plays cards not much to make a living but as a distraction of his daily routine. Ferran meets a larger-than-life character -el chino- who happens to play cards for a living. This other guy is depicted as a Toni Manero look alike but his charisma an arrogance lead the innocent Ferran to join him in his schemes to make money to end up betting all on the next card table.

At some point the action moves to Madrid and Ferran steps down losing track of El chino who takes on more dangerous games making a living out of Russian Roulette until the round gets loaded.

Based on real events this is no Hollywood epic but it captures the desperation of the characters very effectively.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed