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La enfermedad del domingo (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama | 15 June 2018 (USA)
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A high-class old lady receives the unexpected visit of her long-time stranded daughter that she had left over thirty years ago, asking a strange request: to spend ten days the two together.

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Ramón Salazar

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Ramón Salazar
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bárbara Lennie ... Chiara
Susi Sánchez ... Anabel
Greta Fernández Greta Fernández ... Greta
Bruna González ... Chiara Niña
David Kammenos David Kammenos ... Matthieu Joven
Richard Bohringer ... Matthieu
Miguel Ángel Solá ... Bernabé
Manuel Castillo ... Jefe Protocolo
Ima Ranedo Ima Ranedo ... Señora Cena
Mònica Van Campen Mònica Van Campen ... Mujer Cena
Fred Adenis ... Tobías
Iván Morales Iván Morales ... Guillem
Carla Linares Carla Linares ... Asistente
Abdelatif Hwidar ... Lugareño (as Hwidar)
Lucy Tillett Lucy Tillett ... Mujer Bosque
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Storyline

Anabel is a high-class old lady who lives happy in Barcelona (Catalonia, northeast to Spain) with her husband and businessman Bernabé, and her daughter Greta. But during a dinner party organized by Anabel, she realizes that Chiara, her daughter from her first marriage, appears after thirty years disguised as a member of the staff. After telling Anabel who she really is, Chiara asks her mother to spend ten days together. After a failed try to give Chiara money to avoid the petition, a reluctant Anabel accepts Chiara's request. They go to the same house where she lived before to leaving Chiara's father. A place in a little town in the French Pyrenees. Strangers to each other, Anabel and Chiara spend the days in uncomfortable situations, with Anabel trying to learn the reason of her daughter's request, and Chiara keeping silence about it. Anabel finds herself reliving her youth, and trying to get to know better her daughter, but it all changes when Chiara reveals the real reason she ... Written by Chockys

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, some nudity, drug content, smoking and brief language | See all certifications »
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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | French

Release Date:

15 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sunday's Illness See more »

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Budget:

€1,800,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Sound of illness/silence
19 November 2018 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

As another reviewer put it: this is not for everyone. Reviewer was quite short in how they view things. Statements involved that the movie is boring, slow and dark. As the saying goes: One man's trash, is another man's treasure (obviously applies to women too).

In this case you have to know that this is not at all trying to be entertaining. There are quite a few passages that are just silent. You get looks and actors expressing their emotions or the scene/story by not talking. If that sounds tedious to you, the movie might not be something you will find rewarding to watch. The interaction and the acting is really top notch though. So if this does float your boat, it will haunt you and grip you (in the best way possible)


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