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The Summer Side (2012)

Del lado del verano (original title)
Family strife in Gran Canaria. A vituperative mother is at daggers with her sisters and her gay son. Her daughter visits from the mainland and tries to sort out this mess.

Director:

Antonia San Juan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Macarena Gómez ... Tana
Antonia San Juan ... Blanca
Mariam Hernández Mariam Hernández ... Estela
Luis Miguel Seguí ... Adolfo
Blanca Rodríguez Blanca Rodríguez ... Carmen
Eduardo Casanova ... Tomás
Secun de la Rosa ... Carlos
Sara Guerra Sara Guerra ... Lola
Milagros González Gutiérrez Milagros González Gutiérrez ... Rosa
Rubén Tejerina Rubén Tejerina ... Raúl
Héctor Montoliu Héctor Montoliu ... Darío
Ambar Gómez Ambar Gómez ... Lili
Melody Díaz Melody Díaz ... Remi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carmelo Alcántara Carmelo Alcántara ... Salomón
Petite Lorena Petite Lorena ... Vanesa
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Family strife in Gran Canaria. A vituperative mother is at daggers with her sisters and her gay son. Her daughter visits from the mainland and tries to sort out this mess.

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gay | f rated | drugs | humble | infidelity | See All (11) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Trivia

In the wedding scene the guitar player at the right side of the singer (the left side from the public view) is Igor Marcus, the music composer and sound editor of the film See more »

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In the wedding celebration, the singer and musicians are out of sync with the audio. See more »

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A must!
8 December 2016 | by javi1977See all my reviews

Comedy that tells the experiences of a Canary family of humble class and the circumstances that surround them in a humble neighborhood too. The mood swings in the movie, could make many canaries see us reflected in those situations.

Everything begins with the death of the father by alcoholism, and from there the family disputes arise during the wake of the deceased. The reproaches of the mother-in-law to the widow, the sisters and the sisters-in-law who criticize each other; envy among sisters, problems with children, gambling; infidelities; homophobia and acceptation; LGBT sons;...


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

8 November 2013 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Summer Side See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Trece Producciones See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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