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Elefante (2011)

Manuel is stuck in a monotonous job, has only one friend that he cannot stand, and his family despises him. Everything will change when the doctor diagnoses him with a rare disease - Manuel is going to turn into an elephant.

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Pablo Larcuen

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Pablo Larcuen
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Credited cast:
Marc Montserrat Marc Montserrat ... Elefante
Alexandre Novell Alexandre Novell ... Esteban
Xavier Ortiz Xavier Ortiz ... Manuel
Ann Perelló Ann Perelló ... Eva (as Ann M. Perelló)
Cristina Rodríguez Cristina Rodríguez
Constantino Romero Constantino Romero ... Doctor
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Manuel is stuck in a monotonous job, has only one friend that he cannot stand, and his family despises him. Everything will change when the doctor diagnoses him with a rare disease - Manuel is going to turn into an elephant.

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Manuel is a bastard. Stuck in a monotonous job, he has only one friend that he can not stand and his family despises him. Everything will change when the doctor diagnosed him with a rare disease: Manuel is going to turn into an elephant.

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Short | Drama | Fantasy

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

30 May 2011 (Spain) See more »

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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2 August 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

it could be a warning. or a realistic portrait of many lives. or reflection in mirror. because the theme is the relation with the others. and with yourself. "Elefante" reminds "The Metamorphose" by Franz Kafka. with the same roots, with not different consequences. but it is more than version of the classic text. the motif - maybe the dark, bitter realism, the lost of poetry defining an imagery, the deep reference to the near every day reality . and this is an obvious virtue in this case.


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