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Ma ma (2015)

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In the aftermath of a tragedy a woman, Magda, reacts with a surge of newfound life that engulfs her circle of family and friends.

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Julio Medem

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Julio Medem
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Cast

Credited cast:
Penélope Cruz ... Magda
Luis Tosar ... Arturo
Asier Etxeandia ... Julián
Teo Planell Teo Planell ... Dani
Alex Brendemühl ... Raúl
Anna Jiménez Anna Jiménez ... Natasha
Elena Carranza Elena Carranza ... Presentadora de Televisión
Nico de Vicente Nico de Vicente ... Presentador de Televisión (as Nicolás De Vicente)
Silvia Abascal ... Enfermera Quimioterapia
Miguel Mota Miguel Mota ... Médico UCI
Virginia Ávila Virginia Ávila ... Enfermera UCI
Javier Martos Javier Martos ... Enfermero Mayor
Anabel Maurín Anabel Maurín ... Radióloga
Samuel Viyuela Samuel Viyuela ... Enfermero Joven
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonathan Guttmann Jonathan Guttmann ... Waiter
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Storyline

In the aftermath of a tragedy a woman, Magda, reacts with a surge of newfound life that engulfs her circle of family and friends.

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some nudity and brief sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

Spain | France

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

11 September 2015 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Mama See more »

Filming Locations:

Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,466, 22 May 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$46,476, 19 June 2016
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Julio Medem wrote the screenplay eight years prior to the making of the film. It was when Penélope Cruz approached him with the idea of working together that he sent her the story. See more »

Quotes

Dani: What's wrong? Are you sick?
Magda: I've got breast cancer.
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Soundtracks

El 70%
(uncredited)
by Alberto Iglesias
© 2015 Quartet Records under exclusive license from AI Music
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A monstreous story
21 March 2018 | by harrihuttunenSee all my reviews

I'm sure Sigmund Freund would have liked this story: Mothers and wives die one by one to give room for a new 'perfect' family. And what is the newborn Nastasja ? The one needed to give birth for the next round.


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