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El autor (2017)

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A man obsessed with the idea of writing "high literature" starts to cause conflicts around him to write about it.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Álvaro
... Amanda
... Portera
Adriana Paz ... Irene
... Enrique
Rafael Téllez ... Sr. Montero
... Juan
Domi del Postigo ... Presentador
José Carlos Carmona ... Jesús
Alberto González ... Don Alfonso
... Craig McCallan (Conferenciante)
... Marido Portera
Juanfra Juárez ... Álex
Juan Carlos Villanueva ... Juez
Amanuel Cadaval ... Niño
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Álvaro is a man from Sevilla (Andalucía, south to Spain). Poor and clumsy, without imagination and inspiration to write, he works as accountant in a notary and he is married with Amanda, who unexpectedly became famous after to write her first novel. Dreaming with to make the great novel of all times and surpass Amanda, Álvaro goes to night class of literature, asking help to the teacher José in order to find the keys to make it. After discovering Amanda being unfaithful with another man, Álvaro is suggested by his boss Don Alfonso to make a little vacations. Moving to a new building, Álvaro passes the days trying to write in an insistently and obsessively way, with any success. Meeting his new neighbors, among them are Enrique and Irene (two Mexican immigrants with money troubles by the imminent dismissal of Enrique of his work), Sr. Montero (an old man and former military, with extreme right-wing ideas from the old Franco's Regime), and the caretaker of the building, an unsatisfied ... Written by Chockys

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Se me enamora el alma
Written by José Luis Perales
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Funny without trying.
4 July 2018 | by See all my reviews

Surprisingly for me, this film makes me smile often as I watched. Probably the film itself is something similar to the wife's book - doesn't seem serious but fun and inspiring to watch.


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