After 2012s The Impossible and 2014s Ocho Apellidos Vascos, Ochos Apellidos Catalanes topping the 2015 Spanish movie office charts will also mark the third year out of four that a Spanish film tops Spanish box office charts. See more »
Give me your hand... if you can't feel my heart, because it's not here. Amaia has it.
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Nice and nutty sequel with crazy events , romances , amusement and absurd situations
Entertaining and bewildering sequel that has defied gravity at the box office . Fun Spanish comedy full of entertainment , humor and sheer amusement , being become Box Office Phenom in Spain . Emilio Martinez Lazaro's romantic comedy with fine actors , appropriate cinematography , adequate score and professional direction . Thorny comedy concerning about a pressumed independent Catalonia , full of humor , bemusing scenes , good feeling and being swiftly paced . Romantic as well as attractive comedy "Ocho Apellidos Catalanes" is taking the country by storm , and its success on the Bigscreen owes much to the Smallscreen . Spanish comedy in which some top-notch actors give terrific and sympathetic acting along with a funny screenplay filled with charming and bemusing situations . It deals with Amaia (Clara Lago) after breaking up with Rafa (Dani Rovira), falls in love with a Catalonian called Pau (Berto Romero) . Koldo (karra Elejalde) , her father , goes to Sevilla to persuade Rafa to go to Catalonia and take Amaia's heart back . Once time in Cataluña , there appears Merche (Carmen Machi) , and the Pau's grandmother (Rosa Maria Sarda) ; then , things go wrong .
Emilio Martinez-Lazaro's broad comedy Ocho Apellidos Catalanes or Spanish Affair 2 , the sequel to the all-time local hit Spanish Affair, was the top grossing film of 2015, taking $34.7m (32m) . This is an extremely funny film with entertaining events , giggles , emotion , craziness , binge , twists and intimate love stories . The film moves in fits and starts most of which would be desirable , with more traps the viewer resists any kind , and some moments of enjoyment and others quite a few embarrassing . This disconcerting film packs amusement , comical situations , tongue-in-cheek , politic critique , surrealist comedy , adding conventional pitfalls and many other things . Close comedy regarding crazy roles , mayhem , antics , frolics , and a moving romances ; including enjoyable interpretations with outcast roles were pretty well developed . As their touching love story and , subsequently , a possible wedding suspension that becomes really amusing . This is a special Spanish comedy from the 2015s with the usual ingredients such as wild humor topped with a little bit of original touches here and there and the tone of the film is light-hearted . Witty and agreeable screenplay from Borja Cobeaga and Diego San José , deemed to be new kings of Spanish comedy . Borja Cobeaga is a director and writer, he was born in Donostia-San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, where he usually shoots his movies . He a good writer/filmmaker expert on comedies as he has proved writing several amusing flicks . Being known for Pagafantas (2009), Éramos Pocos (2005) and Negociador (2014) . Being especially known for ¨8 Apellidos Vascos¨ or ¨Spanish affair¨ considered to be the biggest box office in Spanish cinema and this ¨8 Apellidos Catalanes¨. After 2012s The Impossible and 2014s Ocho Apellidos Vascos , Ochos Apellidos Catalanes topping the 2015 Spanish movie office charts will also mark the third year out of four that a Spanish film tops Spanish box office charts . It's an agreeable , moving film , perfectly acted and concerning the narration about the relationship among bride , grandmother , guests , fiancée , fiancés , best man , relatives and friends . On the surface, ¨8 Apellidos Catalanes¨ doesn't get much wrong , it looks okay , the comedy misunderstandings pile up in a reasonably amusing fashion and the performance is acceptable .
Great acting by Dani Rovira , he truly steals the show . Dani is the recent king of Spanish romantic comedy and considered to be the new Alfredo Landa with successes as ¨Ahora o Nunca¨ , ¨8 Apellidos Vascos¨ and ¨8 Apellidos Catalanes¨ . In fact , the film is a Dani Rovira recital , as he stooges , jokes , makes acrobatics , and puts faces and grimaces . It's a pretty amusing farce with this master actor , ordinary in ¨Stand-up comedy¨ shows . Sympathetic acting by Clara Lago as lovely bride . In reality Clara Lago and Dani Rovira are a couple and this film marks the third time they have worked together . And enjoyable performance from Karra Elejalde as likable Basque father . Fine support cast , such as : the TV star Berto Romero , Carmen Machi , Belen Cuesta , Alfonso Sánchez and special mention for Rosa Maria Sardà as stiff Catalonian grandmother .
Colorful and appropriate cinematography by Julian Molina . Evocative as well as adequate musical score by Roque Baños . Roque has made a prestigious career , as National : ¨800 bullets¨ , ¨Fragiles¨ , ¨Celda 211¨ , as International : ¨In the heart of the sea¨, ¨Cantinflas¨, ¨Old boy¨ , ¨Evil Dead¨ , ¨Machinist¨, ¨Sexy beast¨. Well produced by Lazona Films, Kowalski Films , Snow Films and Telecinco Cinema, whose owner, Spain's biggest broadcast network Mediaset . Distributed by Universal Pictures Intl. , the film has made more than $21 million since its premiere , a third-frame feat that even blockbusters "Welcome to the Sticks" and "The Intouchables" couldn't match in their home territory of France, or anywhere in Europe . This Spanish blockbuster "Ocho Apellidos Catalanes¨ was well directed by Emilio Martínez Lázaro . He was born in 1945 in Madrid , location in which he often shoots his films . He is a Spanish prestigious cinema director . Emilio is a director and writer, a good filmmaker expert on comedies as he has proved in : Los Peores Años De Nuestra Vida (1994) , El Juego Más Divertido (1998) and Amo Tu Cama Rica (1992) , drama : Las 13 Rosas (2007) La Voz De Su Amo (2001) , Musical as : Al Otro Lado De La Cama (2002) , Los Dos Lados De La Cama (2005) , among others.
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