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The Queen of Spain (2016)

La reina de España (original title)
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Nearly twenty years after the events of "The Girl of Your Dreams", in the 1950s, Macarena Granada, who has become a Hollywood star, returns to Spain to film a blockbuster about Queen Isabella I of Castile.

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Fernando Trueba

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Fernando Trueba
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Penélope Cruz ... Macarena Granada
Antonio Resines ... Blas Fontiveros
Neus Asensi ... Lucía Gandía
Ana Belén ... Ana
Javier Cámara ... Pepe Bonilla
Chino Darín ... Leo
Cary Elwes ... Gary Jones
Loles León ... Trini Morenos
Mandy Patinkin ... Jordan Berman
Clive Revill ... John Scott
Arturo Ripstein ... Sam Spiegelman
Jorge Sanz ... Julián Torralba
Rosa Maria Sardà ... Rosa Rosales (as Rosa María Sardà)
Santiago Segura ... Castillo
Antonio Buíl ... Santiago (as Antonio Buil Pueyo)
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Storyline

We are immersed in the 1950s, as the film diva Macarena Granada returns from Hollywood to Spain to shoot a US blockbuster entitled The Queen of Spain, where she will breathe life into Isabella I of Castile. In Madrid, not only will she meet up again with her old friends and colleagues from the troupe but she will also have to contend with another dictatorial regime: that of Francisco Franco. Written by AnonymousB

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Lights. Camera. Distraction.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

18 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Queen of Spain See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR11,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,236,731
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Color
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Trivia

Mandy Patinkin and Cary Elwes previously started together in The Princess Bride (1987) as Inigo Montoya and Westley, respectively. See more »

Goofs

The film takes place in 1956, but in Macarena's dressing room there is a poster of the film El sol sale todos los días, that was released on January 1958. See more »

Connections

Follows The Girl of Your Dreams (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Granada
Written by Agustín Lara and Dorothy Dodd
Performed by Penélope Cruz
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Dull as a boring documentary
22 July 2018 | by shanamariaSee all my reviews

This film about cinema and Spanish politics is like being served a badly made dish of tapas. It promises a lot of treats, instead it is not funny, nor are the characters interesting. And Ms Cruz is wearing too much make up.


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