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Almost 40 (2018)

Casi 40 (original title)
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Two old friends. An ex couple. A music tour. Two lives to meet again.

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David Trueba

Writer:

David Trueba
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Credited cast:
Lucía Jiménez ... Lucía
Fernando Ramallo ... Tristán
Vito Sanz ... Camarero
Carolina África Carolina África ... Psicodontóloga
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Lucía is a famous singer retired seven years ago from the stages what starts a tour of small live performances along several towns of Spain's geography after a casual encounter with Tristán, a longtime friend and too a former love interest that they didn't meet in twenty years since both still were teens, who convinces her to back singing. Alone the two with the road onward and so much hours to talk, Lucía and Tristán pass the days sharing their remembers to compare the lives they have been from their break up, traveling not only to the happy days of the youth and the deceptions of the maturity, but their personal situation and the life they are living in a world so much different from which they knew long time ago. Written by Chockys

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The different bookshops where Lucía makes live performances are (in order): La Puerta de Tannhauser (Plasencia), Letras Corsarias (Salamanca), Intempestivos (Segovia), Primera Página (Urueña), La Casa de las Musas (Burgos) and Manolita (Salamanca). See more »

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References Cousin Angelica (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Probablemente esto sea amor
Written by Rosa León and David Trueba
Performed by Lucía Jiménez
Courtesy of On The One Ediciones Musicales S.L.
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Realistic and touching, but slow and unexciting
9 October 2018 | by hryukSee all my reviews

Watched in an airplane, so could have missed something. I was prepared for something crass, but it natural and gentle - I really liked that. The issues touched also seem very familiar, another plus, even if none provoked strong empathy. On the negative side, I don't think I really learned much and I wasn't entertained a lot either. I was also not thrilled to overacting by two female characters - the lead and the journalist.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

29 June 2018 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Almost 40 See more »

Filming Locations:

Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain See more »

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$121,953
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