Curro is a smooth talker but unlucky salesman of kitchen robots who dreams to have a great job in the financial world. In the middle of a couple crisis with his wife Daniela, without money nor resources, with heavy debts and the menace to be fired if he doesn't make enough sales, Curro makes to his 9 years old son Nico (a boy who loves so very much to his father) a promise that he cannot fulfill: if Nico ends the school year with an A+ grade in all school subjects, he will takes him to an unforgettable summer holidays. Against all probabilities, Nico gets all A+ grades, forcing Curro to improvise a vacations traveling to Curro's natal town in the middle of nowhere, just to find a desolated place with old people and no children. Disappointed, Nico protests Curro the journey wanting to travel with Curro's brother-in-law and his family, but the honest intentions of Curro makes that Nico gives his father a last chance. It makes that both arrive to a spa administrated by Zoe, a posh girl ...Written by
Leo Harlem recital, giving a sympathetic and enjoyable acting as a friendly salesman
Good-tempered Curro : Leo Harlem, is a likable and friendly salesman of a big company and selling kitchen robots . He is married to Daniela : Toni Acosta, both of whom have a 9-year-old child named Nico : Alejandro Serrano . But their marriage is in crisis and on the edge of separation and subsequent divorce. Along the way and in middle of usual couple crisis , the unlucky Curro has an agreeable relationship with his kind son whom he makes promises that he cannot fulfill . Eventually Curro promises his son the best summer holidays , despite he hasn't cash to pay bills. Promises must be fulfilled !.
Fun and funny comedy with hilarious set-pieces, good feeling, nice interpretations, laughters, amusement and entertainment. It develops a sensitive and really charming relationship between the good-natured father and the gullible son. Stars Leo Harlem, a TV known actor and an ordinary Stand-Up player. This is a Harlem's authentic vehicle, as Leo is a total show, he steals the spectacle as the smooth-talker though unhappy salesman who at whatever cost wants to give the best and unforgettable holidays to his beloved son and he will stop at nothing to get it. A top-notch main cast as Leo Harlem, Toni Acosta and Maggie Civantos as Zoe, all of them delivering attractive performances . Being well accompanied by a good support cast, such as : Jordi Sanchez, Isabel Ordaz, Arturo Valls, Gracia Olayo, Silvia Abril, Berto Romero, among others.
It contains a sunny and colorful cinematography by Valentin Alvarez, shot on location in Madrid, Toledo and Marbella, Costa del Sol, Malaga. As well as catching and moving musical score by Zavarias de la Riva. Being well financed by three important producers of the Spanish cinema : Eduardo Campoy, Mercedes Gamero and Mikel Lejarza. The picture was splendidly directed by Dani de la Orden. He is a good craftsman who has directed a few fine films, such as : "Mama o Papa" , "Hasta que la boda nos separe" , "Barcelona noche de invierno" and the successful "El Pregon" also starred by Berto Romero . And some episodes of TV series as "Elite" and "Boca Norte". Rating : 7.5/10. Better than average. This cool film will appeal to Spanish comedy enthusiasts and Leo Harlem fans.
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