Search results for "Marisa Paredes"

All About My Mother (1999)

A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Pedro Almodóvar
CAST:  Cecilia Roth  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Candela Peña

Life Is Beautiful (1997) RT Audience 50%

A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Roberto Benigni
CAST:  Nicoletta Braschi  •  Roberto Benigni  •  Giorgio Cantarini  •  Giustino Durano

Lines of Wellington (2012) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Nov 2014

Passionate romance, brutal treachery, and selfless nobility are set against the background of Napoleon’s 1810 invasion of Portugal in Valeria Sarmiento’s intimate epic.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Valeria Sarmiento
CAST:  Nuno Lopes  •  Soraia Chaves  •  Marisa Paredes  •  John Malkovich

The Skin I Live In (2011) RT 80% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2012

A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Pedro Almodóvar
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Elena Anaya  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Blanca Suárez

Crazy Loves (2009)

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GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Beda Docampo Feijóo
CAST:  Irene Visedo  •  Eduard Fernández  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Carlos Hipólito

Queens (2005)

In Spain, a couple of days before a collective gay wedding, the lives of five mothers, whose sons will get married, are entwined: Judge Helena is in charge of the ceremony; ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Manuel Gómez Pereira
CAST:  Carmen Maura  •  Verónica Forqué  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Mercedes Sampietro

Frío sol de invierno (2004)

Rich kid Adrian is released form the psychiatric institution where he has lived since he was a child and goes to live in the house he's been given by his father, who he's not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pablo Malo
CAST:  Unax Ugalde  •  Javier Pereira  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Marta Etura

Savages (2001) RT 51% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Nov 2012

Spanish drama about anti-immigrant racism and family problems. Berta is a single nurse raising her deceased sister's three teenage children in a Spanish port city. The two ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Carlos Molinero
CAST:  Marisa Paredes  •  Imanol Arias  •  Manuel Morón  •  Roger Casamajor

The Devil's Backbone (2001)

After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Eduardo Noriega  •  Federico Luppi  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Fernando Tielve

No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)

Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Arturo Ripstein
CAST:  Fernando Luján  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Salma Hayek  •  Rafael Inclán

Talk of Angels (1998) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Jan 2004

This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
CAST:  Polly Walker  •  Frances McDormand  •  Vincent Pérez  •  Franco Nero

Three Lives and Only One Death (1996) RT 56% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Mar 1998

Raoul Ruiz’s enthralling thriller is made up of four intertwining stories of bizarre occurrences in Paris featuring a man who was stolen away by fairies, a professor who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Raoul Ruiz
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Anna Galiena  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Chiara Mastroianni

The Flower of My Secret (1995) RT 83% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pedro Almodóvar
CAST:  Marisa Paredes  •  Juan Echanove  •  Carme Elias  •  Rossy de Palma

Lost in Transit (1993)

A traveller who has lost his passport in a Paris airport while between flights is restricted to a special transit zone. There he finds a group of similarly lost people hiding ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Philippe Lioret
CAST:  Jean Rochefort  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Ticky Holgado  •  Laura del Sol

The Anonymous Queen (1992)

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DIRECTION:  Gonzalo Suárez
CAST:  Carmen Maura  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Juanjo Puigcorbé  •  Jesús Bonilla

High Heels (1991)

High Heels is a murder mystery comedy centering on flamboyant actress Becky del Paramo and her daughter Rebecca, a television anchorwoman. After being estranged for 15 years, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pedro Almodóvar
CAST:  Victoria Abril  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Miguel Bosé  •  Anna Lizaran

In a Glass Cage (1987)

A Nazi doctor who had a fetish for young boys feels guilt after torturing and murdering his latest victim, and throws himself off a roof. Some years later, the doctor, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Agustí Villaronga
CAST:  Günter Meisner  •  David Sust  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Gisèle Echevarría

Silver-Beet Face (1987)

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DIRECTION:  José Sacristán
CAST:  José Sacristán  •  Rafaela Aparicio  •  Marisa Paredes  •  Amparo Soler Leal

Bicycles Are for the Summer (1984)

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DIRECTION:  Jaime Chavarri
CAST:  Amparo Soler Leal  •  Victoria Abril  •  Alicia Hermida  •  Marisa Paredes