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Overview

Scripter Sergi Belbel and director Ventura Pons based this film on Belbel's 1991 play, structured in a fashion similar to Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde (1900) and Richard Linklater's Slacker (1991): Two character set-ups feature one character from each scene turning up in the next scene, and so on, as a variety of people parade through diverse romantic and sexual situations. Cars careen about via an altered camera speed to provide the linkages between the 11 interlocking scenes. Shown at the 1998 Berlin Film ...
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Overview

Scripter Sergi Belbel and director Ventura Pons based this film on Belbel's 1991 play, structured in a fashion similar to Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde (1900) and Richard Linklater's Slacker (1991): Two character set-ups feature one character from each scene turning up in the next scene, and so on, as a variety of people parade through diverse romantic and sexual situations. Cars careen about via an altered camera speed to provide the linkages between the 11 interlocking scenes. Shown at the 1998 Berlin Film Festival.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/11/2002
  • UPC: 759259140233
  • Original Release: 1998
  • Rating:

  • Source: Water Bearer Films
  • Time: 1:36:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 89,790

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Selvas Young Man
Laura Conejero Young Woman
Julieta Serrano Older Woman
Montserrat Salvador Old Woman
Agustin Gonzalez Old Man
Naim Thomas Kid
Sergi López Man
Mercè Pons Girl
Jordi Dauder Older Man
Roger Coma Boy
Rosa María Sardà Woman
Technical Credits
Ventura Pons Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Pere Abadal Editor
Sergi Belbel Screenwriter
Carles Cases Score Composer
Jesus Escosa Cinematographer
Gloria Marti Art Director
Boris Zapata Sound/Sound Designer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Start Movie - The Husband and Wife [8:16]
2. The Wife and Her Mother [6:42]
3. The Mother and Her Lover [8:49]
4. The Lover and Her Brother [7:25]
5. The Brother and the Punk [8:51]
6. The Punk and His Dad [6:56]
7. The Dad and His Girlfriend [6:57]
8. The Girlfriend and Her Dad [6:45]
9. The Dad and the Boy [10:11]
10. The Boy and His Mom [11:39]
11. The Mom and the Husband [3:41]
12. End Credits [7:31]
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