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The Girls (2020)

Las niñas (original title)
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Celia, an 11-year-old girl, studies at a convent school and lives her mum, a 30-year-old widow. The arrival of a new classmate hurls Claudia into adolescence.

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Pilar Palomero

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Pilar Palomero
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrea Fandos Andrea Fandos ... Celia
Natalia de Molina ... Adela
Zoe Arnao Zoe Arnao ... Brisa
Julia Sierra Julia Sierra ... Cristina
Francesca Piñón ... Madre Consuelo
Ainara Nieto Ainara Nieto ... Clara
Elisa Martínez Elisa Martínez ... Leyre
Carlota Gurpegui Carlota Gurpegui ... Vanessa
Daniel García Daniel García ... Carlos
Jesusa Andany Jesusa Andany ... Madre Magdalena
Neus Pàmies Neus Pàmies ... Palmira
Mercè Mariné Mercè Mariné ... Ofelia
Laura Gómez-Lacueva Laura Gómez-Lacueva ... Madre Soledad
María Teresa Sequeira María Teresa Sequeira ... Madre Superiora
Luis Palomero Luis Palomero ... Médico
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Spring of 1992, City of Zaragoza (province of Zaragoza, autonomous community's capital of Aragón; north-east to Spain). Celia is a 11-years old girl who lives alone with her widow mother Adela. Nice and friendly, Celia's world reduces to her students in a catholic school for ladies and helping Adela with the homework as cooking and cleaning the rooms. However, her apparently peaceful world changes when to the school arrives Brisa, a new classmate from Barcelona (Catalonia's capital). Curious, restless and exciting, Brisa introduces Celia in modern music bands that she doesn't know, at the same time that Brisa befriends with another classmates as Cristina and Cristina's older sister Clara. Despite the modernity of a Spain which in that year was focus of attention by Madrid as European Cultural Capital, the Expo '92 in Seville and the Olympian Games in Barcelona, Celia lives a conservative and repressive education not only by the nuns, but a worker-class and illiterate Adela, denied to ... Written by Chockys

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Music by Carlos Naya
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7 September 2020 | by aleskanderSee all my reviews

People born in 1979 or 1980 or even 1981, 1982 or 1983 in Spain lived in a country which made an effort to be seen as "modern", but it had inside a strong contrast between this modernity and the Spanish traditions of the previous decades.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

4 September 2020 (Spain) See more »

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1.37 : 1
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