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The Best Summer of My Life (2018)

El mejor verano de mi vida (original title)
TV-PG | | Comedy, Family | 12 July 2018 (Spain)
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An unlucky salesman tries to fulfill the promise given to his son of giving him an unforgettable summer holidays, despite he hasn't money.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Harlem Leo Harlem ... Curro
Toni Acosta ... Daniela
Maggie Civantos ... Zoe
Jordi Sánchez ... Víctor
Stephanie Gil ... Laura
Alejandro Serrano Alejandro Serrano ... Nico
Isabel Ordaz ... Julieta
Antonio Dechent ... Jorge
Nathalie Seseña ... Profesora Meditación
Sílvia Abril ... Profesora Nico
Arturo Valls Arturo Valls ... Morales
Salva Reina Salva Reina ... Usha
Ricardo Castella Ricardo Castella ... Director de Ventas
Berto Romero ... Rafa
Mariam Hernández Mariam Hernández ... Alicia


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 Chockys

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Las promesas están para cumplirse (Promises Must Be Fulfilled)


Comedy | Family


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Release Date:

12 July 2018 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Best Summer of My Life See more »

Filming Locations:

Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain See more »


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Álamo Audiovisual See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos


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Remake of Sole a catinelle (2013) See more »


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Written by José Javier Fernández Castillo, Vicente Cervera Tamarit and Ramón Salvador García
Performed by Bombai
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Truly appalling
6 January 2019 | by ianrossdesigner1See all my reviews

The title translates as 'The Best Summer of My Life' but this is easily 'The Worst Hour of Mine'... I say an hour as I couldn't manage to watch it to the end. The lead-actor, Leo Harlem is a very popular Spanish stand-up and he's good at it BUT an actor, he ain't! He reads every line like it's a punchline to a joke, every line is rushed. He's by no means the only one guilty of poor acting, it feels like the cast are reading their lines for the first time, no emotion, no feeling, no... acting! The plot is fine if unoriginal but the film falls flat at every turn. It could be slightly improved with subtitles or dubbed but in its original format, it's best avoided.

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