A group of old friends gets together for a weekend in a mountain cabin. Years have gone by and yet nothing seems to have changed between them. But lurking behind the laughter and stories is... See full summary »
Ruth is a young researcher in a college. She was asking for three of her ex's weddings. Along the way she is trying to find her soulmate and for a companion to every wedding, she enlists the help of her new fellow assistant.
Nuria is a young girl with a good life, a boyfriend to marry him and a parents who love her, but a problem: she still is married with Jorge. Former CEO, Jorge lives almost in the ruin ... See full summary »
Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to ... See full summary »
Utter Tosh. A highly predictable dirge of a film taking stereotypical characters (lazy but cheerful Andalusians, defensive nationalistic Basques) and then placing them in situations to which you know exactly how it is going to finish. The comedy is supposed to be slapstick and an ironic look at the two distinct areas of Spain but it quickly becomes tedious and in places offensive. It's repetitive (proud Basque father, intimidated daughter, happy go lucky Sevillian) and would be fine as a five minute sketch. Despite this being one of the highest grossing films in Spanish Cinema, many Spanish friends of mine have also commented how "simple" and childish the comedy is. A case of the "Emperor's New Clothes" as there is nothing really here. Truly truly horrible.
20 of 66 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this