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La habitación de Fermat (2007)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alejo Sauras ... Galois
Elena Ballesteros Elena Ballesteros ... Oliva
Lluís Homar ... Hilbert
Santi Millán ... Pascal
Federico Luppi ... Fermat
Ariadna Cabrol ... Girl
San Yélamos San Yélamos ... Girl
Alicia Fernández Alicia Fernández ... Girl
Cesc Cornet Cesc Cornet ... Boy
Juanma Falcón Juanma Falcón ... Boy
Adam Nached Adam Nached ... Boy
Josep Minguell Josep Minguell ... Doctor
Helena Carrión Helena Carrión ... Librarian
Maria Piedrahita Maria Piedrahita ... Fermat's Daughter
Víctor Benjumea Víctor Benjumea ... Gas Station Attendant
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Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma. The room in which they find themselves turns out to be a shrinking room that will crush them if they do not discover in time what connects them all and why someone might wish to murder them. Written by Luis Piedrahita & Rodrigo Sopeña

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Piensa o muere (Think or die) See more »

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Mystery | Thriller

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

16 November 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A Sala de Fermat See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Luis Piedrahita: When they're putting the bookcases on the floor and filling them with the books, you can see a green book written by the director with him on the cover. See more »

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Oliva Sabuco is said to have died at age 26. Although the exact date of her death is unknown, she was approximately 60 years old at the time of her death. See more »

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[first lines]
Galois: Do you know what prime numbers are? Because if you don't, you should just leave now.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, all accents are added later than the text appears. The character Hilbert is seen doing that continuously during the movie. See more »

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References MacGyver: Hell Week (1987) See more »

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Te mereces una corona de estrellas (romeras)
Composed by J
Performed by Los Planetas
2007 BMG Music Spain, S.A.
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If These Walls Could Stalk...
30 November 2011 | by loogenhausenSee all my reviews

Fermat's Room is a welcome Spanish thriller that takes the tried and true Saw/Cube formula and adds some actual intrigue and a little bit of wit to the proceedings. With a slow and steady build to an ending that ties everything up in a rather satisfying way, you'll be asking yourself "why can't most thrillers make this much sense?" Fermat's Room is not original but it puts an interesting and well-written spin on tired plot points and movie gimmicks. Directors Luis Piedrahita and Rodrigo Sopena have a good sense of space and depth when it comes to shooting in the room itself and the tension and pacing will have you staring at the screen with anticipation. Do yourself a favor and check out Fermat's Room; it just might cleanse your palette of all the junk films floating out there lately.


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