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Malena Is a Name from a Tango

  • Film
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Time Out says

A strangely detached and self-conscious, but surprisingly involving melodrama, which follows Malena (Gil) from childhood, through her adolescent obsession with a girl-chasing German cousin, and a raunchy but uncommitted relationship with a macho womaniser, to marriage to a loving but dull husband. Malena thinks there's bad blood in the family, and she's got it, unlike her well-behaved twin Reina. Is she too non-conformist ever to find happiness? An arresting take on the social and psychological obstacles faced by free-spirited women in a patriarchal world, it's helped no end by Ariadna Gil's versatile, charismatic performance.
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Release Details

  • Duration:109 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Gerardo Herrero
  • Screenwriter:Senel Paz
  • Cast:
    • Ariadna Gil
    • Marta Belaustegui
    • Carlos López
    • Luis Fernando Alvés
    • Isabel Otero
    • Marina Saura
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