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Truman (2015)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Drama | 7 April 2017 (USA)
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Julián receives an unexpected visit from his friend Tomás, who lives in Canada. The two men, accompanied by Julián's faithful dog, Truman, will share emotional and surprising moments prompted by Julián's complicated situation.

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Cesc Gay
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ricardo Darín ... Julián (as Ricardo Darin)
Javier Cámara ... Tomás
Dolores Fonzi ... Paula
Eduard Fernández ... Luis
Troilo Troilo ... Truman
Alex Brendemühl ... Veterinario (as Àlex Brendemühl)
Pedro Casablanc ... Médico
José Luis Gómez ... Productor (as José Luiz Gómez)
Javier Gutiérrez ... Asesor Funeraria
Elvira Mínguez ... Gloria
Oriol Pla ... Nico
Nathalie Poza ... Mujer 2
Àgata Roca Àgata Roca ... Mujer 1
Susi Sánchez ... Mujer Adopción
Francesc Orella ... Actor Restaurante
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Julián receives an unexpected visit from his friend Tomás, who lives in Canada. The two men, accompanied by Julián's faithful dog, Truman, will share emotional and surprising moments prompted by Julián's complicated situation.

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Best Friends Are Forever

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

Spain | Argentina

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

7 April 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daca Truman ar vorbi See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Madrid, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€3,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,258, 7 April 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$208,799, 16 June 2017
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The dog in the movie is a Bullmastiff named Troilo. After his passing, Ricardo Darin attended a few red carpets with one of Troilo's daughters. See more »

Quotes

Julián: You know the main thing I've learned from you?... What you've taught me all these years unknowingly?
Tomás: Why don't we keep walking?
Julián: Because I'm saying something important, can't you wait one more minute?... Why are you here?
Tomás: I want to have breakfast, so that I'm ready... What's that important thing you've learned from me? Let's see.
Julián: You never expect anything in return... You never want a payback... You're generous, unlike me.
Tomás: Thanks.
Julián: And me?
Tomás: What?
Julián: What have you learned from me?
Tomás: From you? Nothing, ...
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There no manual to assume death
8 November 2015 | by reeagboSee all my reviews

Tomás, a long time friend with Julián visits his mate in Madrid. Julián is ill with cancer for one year and he has decided to stop his treatment and assume death. He has told his decision to his family and friends, but not all of them are ready to accept it. Together, they visit different places in order to arrange the day after Julián's departure. Time to stop, I won' tell you more about the story.

I'm not going to discover the two main actors in the crew. Javier Cámara and Ricardo Darín are normally brilliant and Truman is not different. They By the way, Truman is Julian's dog and his acting is great too. They are omnipresent through the movie and its for the good. Totally opposed in their characters - Javier is sensible and self-contained, whereas Julian is the artists stereotype: impulsive and anarchic - the mix works great.

Although this is a sensitive topic, the movie does not seek an easy tear from the spectator. Actually, it tackles some aspects of this approach to death very humorously.

For people familiar with Madrid, the movie is mostly shot in Las Salesas neighborhood, a very centric area in the city.


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