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Extraterrestre (2011)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi | 23 March 2012 (Spain)
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Everyone knows what to do if one morning the sky would be absolutely full of UFOs: run as fast as you can. However, what would happen if the invasion started while you are in the flat of the girl of your dreams, the one you have just met?

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Nacho Vigalondo

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Nacho Vigalondo
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Cast

Cast overview:
Julián Villagrán ... Julio
Michelle Jenner ... Julia
Carlos Areces ... Ángel
Raúl Cimas Raúl Cimas ... Carlos
Miguel Noguera Miguel Noguera ... Presentador de TV
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Everyone knows what to do if one morning the sky would be absolutely full of UFOs: run as fast as you can. However, what would happen if the invasion started while you are in the flat of the girl of your dreams, the one you have just met?

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Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

23 March 2012 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A földönkívüli See more »

Filming Locations:

Cantabria, Spain

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$119,787 (Spain), 23 March 2012, Limited Release
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Dolby Digital (RCA Sound Recording)

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Nacho Vigalondo revealed in an interview that the main reason why the reason of the UFO is on Earth is never disclosed is because he had no idea why the UFO was on Earth. See more »


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Tejados De Amor
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Thanks to the bad reviews because I really enjoy this movie for what it is!
13 November 2013 | by alshwenbear1See all my reviews

Yes, I really enjoyed this..."whatchamacallit" comedy? Black humor…?Fake sci-fi as the background to a forbidden love story…? Because that's what it is, without all the romance, but with all the cheating caused after one night stand. I wasn't disappointed at all, even though the ending weakened for a couple of minutes. To be honest it gave me some smiles, a laugh and a satisfied grin on my face after the final credits.

Unfortunately for those waiting for E.T and fireworks… well, change the channel! But if you are a guy that had given up on the girl of your dreams to do what is right, or if you are the girl, who wanted the "other" guy, well this movie is for you.

This is one of those occasions when I am more than "happy" because I speak and understand perfect Spanish even if it is from Spain, because the movie is fun to watch after you discard the expectations for little green Martians.

The movie is not slow, it just elaborates the proper scenario for the situations and circumstances, it's a story of the absurdities of a particular situation on the first two days of what could have been the antithesis of "Independence Day" (1996).

The acting is really good: a little flat for "Carlos" (Raúl Cimas) still, acceptable, and "Angel" (Carlos Areces) does a good obnoxious and insufferable neighbor, Julián Villagrán ("Julio") does a very believable role(I only wish not have seen his nudity!) and finally, I am looking forward to see more of ("Julia") Michelle Jenner's acting work! So, thumbs up to this one, just remember no "E.T" in it, just a couple of explosions.


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