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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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Cast

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Magda
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Arturo
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Julián
Teo Planell ...
Dani
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Raúl
Anna Jiménez ...
Natasha
Elena Carranza ...
Presentadora de Televisión
Nico de Vicente ...
Presentador de Televisión (as Nicolás De Vicente)
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Enfermera Quimioterapia
Miguel Mota ...
Médico UCI
Virginia Ávila ...
Enfermera UCI
Javier Martos ...
Enfermero Mayor
Anabel Maurín ...
Radióloga
Samuel Viyuela ...
Enfermero Joven
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Doble de luces
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonathan Guttmann ...
Waiter
Natalia Silva ...
Lady in a bar
Manuel Toro ...
Figuracion Especial
Jon Urrutia ...
Hombre bello 1
Juan Antonio Estévez ...
Visitante (uncredited)
Marta Galindo ...
Extra (uncredited)
Mónica Sagrera ...
Tía Sofía (uncredited)

Directed by

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Julio Medem

Written by

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Julio Medem ... ()

Produced by

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Penélope Cruz ... producer
Alexandra Lebret ... co-producer
Álvaro Longoria ... producer
Julio Medem ... producer
Joel Thibout ... executive producer

Music by

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Alberto Iglesias

Cinematography by

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Kiko de la Rica

Film Editing by

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Iván Aledo
Julio Medem

Editorial Department

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Ana Conde ... post-production coordinator
Javier Delgado ... colorist
Blas Galera ... digital conform editor
Claudio Güell ... colorist
Victoria Lammers ... assistant editor
Javier López Casado ... digital conform editor
Alberto López Hernández ... video and dcp mastering
María José Martín ... post-production director
Yago Muñiz ... assistant editor
Silvia Torralba ... post-production commercial

Casting By

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Ana Sainz-Trápaga ... (as Ana Trápaga)
Patricia Álvarez de Miranda

Art Direction by

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Montse Sanz

Costume Design by

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Carlos Díez

Makeup Department

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Paula Cruz ... assistant makeup artist
Fito Dellibarda ... special makeup effects artist (as Rodolfo Dellibarda)
Massimo Gattabrusi ... hair designer
Atri Gutiérrez ... makeup and hair: Canary Islands
Ana Lozano ... makeup designer
Patricia López ... makeup and hair (as Paty López)
Manuela Martínez ... makeup and hair: Canary Islands
Bea Nieto ... special makeup effects artist
Haridian Nóbrega ... assistant hair stylist (as Haridian Nobrega)
Juan Olmo ... special makeup effects artist
Mamen Peña ... assistant hair stylist
Ana Renedo ... assistant makeup artist
Emilio Segovia ... assistant hair stylist
Natalia Sesé ... assistant hair stylist (as Natalia Sesé Guillot)
Eduardo Sánchez ... assistant hair stylist
Vicky Sánchez ... special makeup effects artist
Eduardo Torres ... crowd hair stylist
Pilar Álvarez ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management

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Elena Alcolea ... post-production supervisor
Alfredo Arribas ... unit production manager (as Alfredo Arribas Ureña)
Enrique Batet ... unit production manager
Miriam Devesa ... second production assistant
Marta Gila ... production manager / production manager: reshoot
Isidro J. González ... production assistant: Canary Islands
María Moreno ... production assistant trainee
Pablo Ramírez ... production manager
Melele Sánchez ... first production assistant
Isidro Terraza ... unit production manager: Canary Islands

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Penélope Cristóbal ... trainee assistant director
Virginia Maillo ... second assistant director
Óscar Manero ... second assistant director
Sara Mazkiaran ... first assistant director
Milia Muñoz ... dga trainee

Art Department

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Rafa Castro ... props: Canary Islands
Valle Comba ... art trainee
Eduardo del Castillo ... props
Vicent Díaz ... set dresser
Iker Elias ... props (as Iker Elías)
José Luis Fernández ... props: Canary Islands (as José Luis Fernández 'Katu')
Mikel Izaguirre ... props
Aitor Mendizábal ... on-set props (as Aitor Mendizabal)
Javi Navas ... props
Iñaki Rubio ... property master
Esteban Vieytes ... props
Elena Villanueva ... on-set props
Tania Whalbeck ... props (as Tanja Wahlbeck)

Sound Department

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Alex Alcántara ... adr recordist
Juan Borrell ... sound supervisor
Kepa Báez ... sound trainee
Ismael Calvo Delgado ... sound effects editor: sound designer
Carlos Cervera ... facility coordinator
Cristiano Ciccone ... re-recording mixer: italian dubbing
Toño Cubillo ... a.d.r recordist: adr
Alex Escutia ... assistant recording mixer
Jaime Fernández-Cid Buscató ... boom operator (as Jaime Fernández-Cid)
Lionel Guenoun ... teaser re-recording mixer
Dámaso Hernández ... boom operator
David Mantecón ... sound editor
René Martín ... boom operator
Patricia Milanesi ... sound postproduction
Pepe Pleguezuelos ... re-recording mixer: second unit post-production
Alfonso Raposo ... re-recording mixer
Marco A. Toledo ... sound mixer
Javier Valdés ... facilities management
Edgar Vidal ... foley mixer
Erik Vidal ... foley artist
Kiku Vidal ... foley artist

Special Effects by

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Natalia Aguilar ... special effects technician (as Natalia Aguilar Aguilar) / special effects technician
Tomás Gómez ... special effects coordinator (as Tomás Gómez Bey)
Francisco Medina Sánchez ... special effects technician (as Francisco Javier Medina Sánchez)
Juan Carlos Ardura Nachón ... special effects coordinator
Antonio Naranjo ... special effects technician (as Antonio Luis Naranjo Navarro)
Juan Olmo ... special effects makeup: Kreat sfx
Carlota Paredes ... special effects technician (as Carlota Almudena Paredes Pérez)
Rubén Serra ... special effects technician (as Rubén Serra Lluesma)
Raquel Álvarez ... special effects technician (as Raquel Álvarez Ferrer)

Visual Effects by

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Juan Pablo Acosta Duarte ... junior digital compositor (as Juan Pablo Acosta)
Francisco Arias ... junior digital compositor
Francisco Arias ... digital compositor
Fernando Xavier Calvo ... junior digital compositor
Ramón Cervera ... digital compositor
Javier Cámara ... digital compositor
Ramón Daza ... digital compositor
Daniel de Madrid ... lead compositor
Guillermo Guerrero ... motion graphics
Isidro Jiménez ... visual effects supervisor
Pedro Macías ... junior digital compositor
Javier Martínez Calvo ... digital artist
Manuel Ortega ... digital compositor
Ricardo Ortega ... digital compositor
Jessica Poveda ... matte painting
Adrián Pueyo ... digital compositor
Jorge Repiso ... digital compositor
Telson S.L. ... visual effects
José Antonio Tabales ... digital effects: cgi

Stunts

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Guiomar Alonso ... stunt double: Penélope Cruz
Laura Prats ... double: Magda

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jon Barco ... video assist
Diego Campos ... generator op
Roberto Campos ... gennie operator
Miguel Ángel Capitán ... grip
Jorge Casabán ... key grip
Daniel Davó ... electrician (as Daniel Davo)
Fernando Flores ... grip: scorpio crane operator
Ana González ... video assist: Canary Islands
Mar Grau ... steadicam assistant
Ione Hernández ... making-of
Raúl Manchado ... camera operator / steadicam operator
Juan Carlos Marqués ... grip
Mario Martín ... still photographer
Raul Morales ... camera operator
Diego Moyano ... gaffer
Chris Mueller ... electrician: Canary Islands
Juanmi Márquez ... still photographer: Canary Islands
Isaac Obregón ... electrician
Raúl Pavón ... best boy
Catalina Pelegrín ... camera trainee
David Polo ... electrician
Tenesor Quintana ... steadicam: Canary Islands
María de la Rica ... assistant camera
Rafa Roche ... dit
Cristina Rodríguez ... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Cristina Rodríguez Paz) / first assistant camera: b camera (as Cristina Rodríguez Paz) / second assistant camera (as Cristina Rodríguez Paz)
Wency Santana ... electrician: Canary Islands
Usue Sanz ... assistant camera
José Tamayo Fernández ... electrician (as José Tamayo)

Casting Department

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Iván Armesto ... extras casting: Canary Islands (as Iván Armesto Hevia)
Marcos Chanca ... casting coordinator
Marta Galindo ... extras coordinator: Canary Islands
Natalia García ... extras coordinator (as Natalia García Martínez)
Jonathan Guttmann ... casting coordinator
Francisco Marcos ... extras coordinator (as Francisco Marcos Chanca)
Yaël Moreno ... extras casting
Paul Stein ... extras coordinator
Anabel Vázquez ... extras coordinator (as Anabel Vázquez Calvo)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Javier Bernal ... assistant costume designer
Bernardo Corachán ... costume assistant / wardrobe assistant
Lorena Álvarez Diez ... assistant costume designer
Juan María Jimenez ... assistant costume designer (as Juan Mª Jiménez)
Xavi Reyes ... costume assistant / wardrobe assistant

Location Management

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Javi Cano ... location assistant
Jaime García ... location manager (as Jaime García 'Willy')
Jaime Polo ... location assistant
Alberto Poveda ... location assistant
Isidro Terraza ... location manager: Canary Islands

Music Department

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Dragos Balan ... musician: cello (as Dragos-Alex Balan)
David Cerrejón ... music co-producer
José Luis Crespo ... score recording & mixing
Ana Eusa ... music executive producer
Alberto Iglesias ... music producer / musician: piano / programming
Olga Iszak ... musician: viola
Javier Martín ... music executive producer (as Javier Martin)
Pablo Martín ... musician: double bass
Alicia Morote ... assistant
Margarita Sicoeva ... musician: violin I (as Margarita Sikoeva)
Gábor Szabó ... musician: violin II (as Gabor Szabo)
Nicolás Tsabertidis ... score recording & mixing: assistant

Other crew

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Resana Aleksi ... controller
Jon Andión ... business & legal
María Bardem ... script supervisor
Sara Bello ... miscellaneous
David Benítez ... security
Manuel Martino De Nales ... production trainee
Patricia Estevez ... Production assistant
Cristóbal García ... business & legal
José Luis García ... production accountant
Marta Gila ... production secretary
Montse Lacruz Andreu ... production coordinator
Laura Ledesma ... child tutor
Davide Manera ... production assistant
Cristina Martín ... production assistant
Belén Miranda ... production accountant (as Belén Miranda Fernández)
Berta Moreno ... production assistant
María Moreno ... production coordinator / production trainee (as Maria Moreno)
José Manuel Pini ... security
Jennifer Pinilla ... security
Daniel Rubio ... finance director
Javier Rubio ... miscellaneous
Javier Sáez ... production accountant (as Javier Saez)
Melele Sánchez ... assistant to production manager
José Antonio Tabales ... miscellaneous
Lara Teijeiro ... production staff
Mario Álvarez ... production assistant (as Mario Álvarez Parra)

Thanks

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Laura Bayonas ... the director wishes to thank

Production Companies

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Special Effects

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Other Companies

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Storyline

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Also Known As
  • Ma Ma - Der Ursprung der Liebe (Germany)
  • Mama (Hungary)
  • Ма ма (Ukraine)
  • Mama (Poland)
  • Ма ма (Russia)
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Runtime
  • 111 min
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Did You Know?

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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 »
Movie Connections Featured in Penélope Cruz/Jeff Daniels/Dierks Bentley (2016). See more »
Soundtracks Amor... amar See more »
Quotes Dani: What's wrong? Are you sick?
Magda: I've got breast cancer.
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