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Luna caliente (2009)

In the autumn of 1970, Juan, a Spanish poet living in Paris working for UNESCO, returns on vacation to his hometown, Burgos. The city is under heavy police and military surveillance due to ... See full summary »

Director:

Vicente Aranda

Writers:

Vicente Aranda (adaptation), Mempo Giardinelli (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eduard Fernández ... Juan
Thais Blume ... Ramona (as Thaïs Blume)
Emilio Gutiérrez Caba ... Dr. Muniente
Jose Coronado ... Inspector (as José Coronado)
Mary Carmen Ramírez ... Madre de Juan
Carla Sánchez Carla Sánchez ... Cristina
Empar Ferrer Empar Ferrer ... Antonia
Héctor Colomé ... Militar
Felipe García Vélez ... Guardia civil (as Felipe Vélez)
Carlos Manuel Díaz Carlos Manuel Díaz ... Guardia civil
Rodolfo Montero de Palacio Rodolfo Montero de Palacio ... Camionero (as Rodolfo Montero)
Carlos Bernal Carlos Bernal ... Funcionario de aduanas
Tasio Fernández Tasio Fernández ... Empleado Avis
Ángel Boente Ángel Boente ... Taxista
Juan Pedro Samaniego Juan Pedro Samaniego ... Soldado
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In the autumn of 1970, Juan, a Spanish poet living in Paris working for UNESCO, returns on vacation to his hometown, Burgos. The city is under heavy police and military surveillance due to the so-called Burgos process, a summary military trial against a group of ETA members and other militants against Francisco Franco's regime. During his first night in Burgos, Juan has dinner with doctor Miniente, an old colleague and family friend who lives in the outskirts of the city with his wife Antonia and their only daughter Ramona. Juan is interested in Ramona, who is eighteen and shamelessly flirts with him. Dr Miniante invites him to spend the night at his house. Encouraged by Ramona's signals Juan accepts..

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Quiéreme cuando menos lo merezca, porque será cuando más lo necesite. Henry Jekyll (Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I need it most. Henry Jekyll)

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Drama | Thriller

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Writer/director Vicente Aranda changed the location of the plot from the dictatorial Argentina to the Spanish's Process of Burgos, on the Fall of 1970, when several people where indicted in connection to the terrorist organization ETA. See more »

Soundtracks

Cuatro Lunas
Written by José Nieto
Performed by Orquesta de Cámara Andrés Segovia (concertino Víctor Ambroa), Cuarteto Granados,
Senén García (piano) and Laura Pérez (piano)
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Globo version is much better
16 July 2020 | by registers-944-48791See all my reviews

The girl actress isn't pretty, and she fails to be sensual. Globo's edition with Ana Paula Tabalipa is way better, she's sensual and mysterious, she looks pure, fragile, innocent. Here, the girl just seems to want sex and have no man around to satisfy her.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Spain]

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

5 February 2010 (Spain) See more »

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$103,679
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