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Time Out says

Like her performance as the red-haired Maite in Ken Loach's Land and Freedom, actress-turned-writer/director Icíar Bollaín's first feature is simple, direct and infused with feeling. Part road movie and part domestic drama, it follows two 20-year-olds, moody Niña (Silke) and vivacious Trini (Peña), as they wander about Spain in search of money, love and a sense of belonging. Alternating between spells on the road and brief experiments with various forms of domesticity, the ill-matched pair share rooms, a boyfriend (the Russian-speaking 'Olaf') and, more problematically, Niña's estranged mother Mariló (Irureta). The uncontrived situations, flawed characters and unforced humour are revealing yet never judgmental.
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Release Details

  • Duration:90 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Icíar Bollaín
  • Screenwriter:Julio Medem, Icíar Bollaín
  • Cast:
    • Elena Irureta
    • Alex Angulo
    • Silke
    • Daniel Guzman
    • Arcadi Levin
    • Candela Peña
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