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The Conspiracy (2008)

La conjura de El Escorial (original title)
16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal.

Director:

Antonio del Real
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Isaacs ... Antonio Pérez
Julia Ormond ... Princesa de Éboli
Jürgen Prochnow ... Espinosa
Jordi Mollà ... Mateo Vázquez
Joaquim de Almeida ... Escobedo
Juanjo Puigcorbé ... Felipe II
Blanca Jara ... Damiana
Fabio Testi ... Duque de Alba
Rosana Pastor ... Doña Juana de Coello
Pablo Puyol ... Insausti
Concha Cuetos Concha Cuetos ... Bernardina
Tony Peck ... Tiépolo
Pilar Bastardés ... Reina Ana
Pepe Martín Pepe Martín ... Don Antonio Pazos
José Lifante ... Mayordomo Escobedo
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Storyline

16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal.

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

5 September 2008 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Conspiracy See more »

Filming Locations:

Baeza, Jaén, Andalucía, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€578,255 (Spain), 8 September 2008, Limited Release
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Runtime:

(European Film Market)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The interior and garden scenes at the Palace-Monastery of El Escorial were actually shot at the real historical site in the foothills of the Guadarrama Mountains outside Madrid. See more »

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References Conan the Barbarian (1982) See more »

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Tired tale
22 January 2012 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

Thin story. Great opportunities. And a tired tale. The dialogs are just signs for atmosphere. The acting is collection of different pieces. The action - crumbs from The three musketeers. Julia Ormond as new Milady, Juanjo Puigcorbe in the clothes of ambiguous puzzle and river of soulless words. A script with so many nuances in the boring swamp. Only virtue - first step to discover a Spanish history page. But may it enough ? Sure, the props, the costumes are beautiful illustration of Golden Age but facts and intrigues are suffocated in velvet coffins. May be a moral lesson ? I don't know. Is love story a good part ? Only as slice of old bread. A common movie about an exciting events ball. And the dreams about its possibilities.


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