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Carmen & Lola (2018)

Carmen y Lola (original title)
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The love story of two roma women.

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Arantxa Echevarría (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Zaira Romero Zaira Romero ... Lola
Rosy Rodríguez Rosy Rodríguez ... Carmen
Moreno Borja ... Paco
Rafaela León Rafaela León ... Flor
Carolina Yuste ... Paqui
Antonio Heredia Antonio Heredia
Susana Campos Susana Campos
Juan José Jiménez Juan José Jiménez ... Rafa
Lucas Heredia Lucas Heredia ... Miguel
Jacqueline Jiménez Jacqueline Jiménez ... Mari
Carolina África Carolina África ... Pastora (as Carolina África Martín)
Sandra Toral Sandra Toral ... Doña María
Javier I. Bustamante Javier I. Bustamante ... Padre de Rafa (as Javier Iglesias)
Rosario Campos Rosario Campos ... Madre de Rafa
Juan José Hernández Juan José Hernández ... Pastor (as Juan José Hernández 'Chaleco')
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Storyline

17-year-old Carmen lives in a gypsy community in the suburbs of Madrid and works with her family in a street market. Like every other woman she has ever met, she is destined to live a life that is repeated generation after generation: getting married and raising as many children as possible. She gets engaged to Rafa. But one day she meets 16-year-old Lola, an uncommon gypsy girl who dreams about going to university, draws bird graffiti and likes girls. She also helps her family in the street market. They quickly develop a complicity with each other and discover a world that, inevitably, leads them to be rejected by their families.

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The love story of two gypsy girls


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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Received the ministerial commendation as "especially recommended to promote gender equality" (especialmente recomendada para el fomento de la igualdad de género). See more »

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Featured in Premios Goya 33 edición (2019) See more »

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Me vas a extrañar
Written by Paco de la Rosa
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Conservatism, fanatism, and social issues.
16 November 2018 | by danielpongaSee all my reviews

Exposing conservatism in cultures and communities with the example of the Gypsy community in Spain, repression due to religious fanatism and addressing social problems with hints of sexism and racism. Occasionally over-dramatized in terms of directing and acting, and somewhat stale in terms of screenwriting. Nevertheless, the film gives a very relevant and necessary perspective on regressive communities.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

14 November 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Carmen & Lola See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Madrid, Spain See more »

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Budget:

EUR700,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$342,699
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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