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La reina de España (2016)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Macarena Granada
... Blas Fontiveros
... Lucía Gandía
... Ana
... Pepe Bonilla
... Leo
... Gary Jones
... Trini Morenos
... Jordan Berman
... John Scott
... Sam Spiegelman
... Julián Torralba
... Rosa Rosales (as Rosa María Sardà)
... Castillo
... Santiago (as Antonio Buil Pueyo)
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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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€11,000,000 (estimated)
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Mandy Patinkin and Cary Elwes previously started together in The Princess Bride (1987) as Inigo Montoya and Westley, respectively. See more »

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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 »

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Follows La niña de tus ojos (1998) See more »

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Granada
Written by Agustín Lara and Dorothy Dodd
Performed by Penélope Cruz
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Big disappointment
30 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

I was looking forward to seeing The Queen of Spain. I loved the first film and this was very promising, with the same cast and most of the crew. Five minutes after it started, I just wanted to leave the theatre. The main problem is, I believe, the script, which is just very, very poor. The Girl of Your Dreams was pure bliss, and here they try to use the same structure and some of the gags are very similar, but it just does not work. The acting is also quite bad, which is surprising, for the actors are all very good. I did like the settings, even though they could have made more of them. They try to show the bleak Spain of the Franco regime, but this idea is not explored in depth. An unfortunate film.


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