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Father There Is Only One (2019)

Padre no hay más que uno (original title)
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A family father discovers how hard is care of his five children when his wife leaves him alone with them during a week of holidays.


Santiago Segura


Marta González de Vega (screenplay by), Santiago Segura (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Santiago Segura ... Javier
Toni Acosta ... Marisa
Sílvia Abril ... Carmen
Leo Harlem Leo Harlem ... Tío Paco
Wendy Ramos Wendy Ramos ... Rosaura
Martina Valeria de Antioquía Martina Valeria de Antioquía ... Sara (as Martina D'Antiochia)
Calma Segura Calma Segura ... Carlota
Luna Fulgencio ... Rocío
Carlos González Morollón Carlos González Morollón ... Dani (as Carlos González)
Sirena Segura Sirena Segura ... Paula
Anabel Alonso ... Directora
Marta González de Vega Marta González de Vega ... Madre del Chat 1
Mónica Pérez Mónica Pérez ... Madre del chat 2
Diana Navarro Diana Navarro ... Madre del chat 3
Miguel Lago Miguel Lago ... Jefe de Javier
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Madrid, Spain's capital (center of the country). According to himself, Javier is the perfect father of the 21st Century: working as CEO and computer technician for an important mobile phone company, he is all the days lost in his laptop programming new apps for an incoming project, neglecting his wife Marisa and his five children (teenager Sara, preteen Carlota, child Rocío and Dani, and little child Paula) despite he believes that all is right, that he knows perfectly to his children and that Marisa simply exaggerates any thing needlessly. It desperates to the own Marisa, who nicknames Javier as a perfect "husband brother-in-law" by the way to fix any trouble in the belief that he's perfect in anything he does, at the same time that she only counts with the help of Rosaura, Marisa's house maid, to care the children. But the situation explodes when Javier gives Marisa bad news: he cannot fulfill the long-time promised travel to the Caribbean travel to celebrate their 15 years of ... Written by Chockys

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Even though he is the director/writer/producer, others producers on the project didn't want Santiago Segura to play the lead in the movie, and they gave him a list with suggestions. Segura only liked to names on the list, Javier Cámara and Javier Gutiérrez, but when asked both turned it down. After that, he rightfully exercised his creative power and cast himself as the lead. See more »


References Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) See more »

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Father, There is Only One
9 March 2020 | by stephen-71353See all my reviews

This film is very exciting, interesting, and enjoyable. The director is Santiago Segura. The main actors are Martina d'Antiochia, Toni Acosta, Silvia Abril, Leo Harlem, and Wendy Ramos. It was released on August 1, 2019. It is a comedy. This is a funny and surprising film. It has good cinematography and actors. I like this film because it is interesting and exciting, and it shows a crazy family. In conclusion, I think it's a fantastic film, and I would recommend it to everyone. 10/10

  • Martina

This is a comedy film, and the film is very funny. It has got beautiful cinematography. I give it 10/10, the film is fantastic!
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Release Date:

1 August 2019 (Spain) See more »

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EUR2,700,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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