María Botto

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Soldiers of Salamina (2003)

Professor Lola Sánchez investigates the truth behind the events experienced by Rafael Sánchez Mazas, one of the founders of the Falange Española party, during the Spanish Civil War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Trueba
CAST:  Ariadna Gil  •  Diego Luna  •  María Botto  •  Ramon Fontserè

Professor Lola Sánchez investigates the truth behind the events experienced by Rafael Sánchez Mazas, one of the founders of the Falange Española party, during the Spanish Civil War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Trueba
CAST:  Ariadna Gil  •  Diego Luna  •  María Botto  •  Ramon Fontserè

Carmen (2003)

In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose becomes obsessed with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vicente Aranda
CAST:  Paz Vega  •  Leonardo Sbaraglia  •  Antonio Dechent  •  Joan Crosas

In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose becomes obsessed with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vicente Aranda
CAST:  Paz Vega  •  Leonardo Sbaraglia  •  Antonio Dechent  •  Joan Crosas

Stico (1985)

Leopoldo Contreras, a professor emeritus of Roman law has serious economic problems. His translations of classical authors do not give enough money to live and had to sell even their floor. To remedy the situation is offered as a slave to a former student in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaime de Armiñán
CAST:  Fernando Fernán Gómez  •  Agustín González  •  Carme Elias  •  Amparo Baró

Leopoldo Contreras, a professor emeritus of Roman law has serious economic problems. His translations of classical authors do not give enough money to live and had to sell even their floor. To remedy the situation is offered as a slave to a former student in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaime de Armiñán
CAST:  Fernando Fernán Gómez  •  Agustín González  •  Carme Elias  •  Amparo Baró

Three Many Weddings (2013)

A woman attends wedding of successive men in her life, though she gets to find a soul mate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Javier Ruiz Caldera
CAST:  María Botto  •  Martiño Rivas  •  Inma Cuesta  •  Rossy de Palma

A woman attends wedding of successive men in her life, though she gets to find a soul mate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Javier Ruiz Caldera
CAST:  María Botto  •  Martiño Rivas  •  Inma Cuesta  •  Rossy de Palma

Los abajo firmantes (2003)

The first actor of a theater company on tour in Spain dies in a car accident. A new actor, Jorge Ruiz, is to relieve you. He's handsome, young and revolutionary. His arrival creates tension, jealousy and distrust in the rest of the cast, is-especially in Mario Soto ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joaquín Oristrell
CAST:  Javier Cámara  •  Elvira Mínguez  •  María Botto  •  Juan Diego Botto

The first actor of a theater company on tour in Spain dies in a car accident. A new actor, Jorge Ruiz, is to relieve you. He's handsome, young and revolutionary. His arrival creates tension, jealousy and distrust in the rest of the cast, is-especially in Mario Soto ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joaquín Oristrell
CAST:  Javier Cámara  •  Elvira Mínguez  •  María Botto  •  Juan Diego Botto

Broken Silence (2001)

Winter, 1944. Lucía at 21 returns to her small village in the mountains. She again meets Manuel, a young iron-smith who helps "those in the mountain", the "maquis", the anti-Franco resistance. Lucía is attracted to Manual, because of his smile and the bravery of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Montxo Armendáriz
CAST:  Lucía Jiménez  •  Juan Diego Botto  •  Mercedes Sampietro  •  Álvaro de Luna

Winter, 1944. Lucía at 21 returns to her small village in the mountains. She again meets Manuel, a young iron-smith who helps "those in the mountain", the "maquis", the anti-Franco resistance. Lucía is attracted to Manual, because of his smile and the bravery of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Montxo Armendáriz
CAST:  Lucía Jiménez  •  Juan Diego Botto  •  Mercedes Sampietro  •  Álvaro de Luna

María querida (2004)

Lola goes to cover the press conference of the Cervantes Prize Award to María Zambrano. Captivated by the personality of the thinker decides to launch a film about her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Luis García Sánchez
CAST:  María Botto  •  Pilar Bardem

Lola goes to cover the press conference of the Cervantes Prize Award to María Zambrano. Captivated by the personality of the thinker decides to launch a film about her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Luis García Sánchez
CAST:  María Botto  •  Pilar Bardem

Barcelona (A Map) (2007)

6 characters—contemporary archetypes of urban solitude—in an old Barcelona building: an old husband and wife, her sister, and 3 tenants: a teacher of French, a young ex-footballer, now security guard, and a pregnant Latin American girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ventura Pons
CAST:  Josep Maria Pou  •  Núria Espert  •  Rosa María Sardà  •  Jordi Bosch

6 characters—contemporary archetypes of urban solitude—in an old Barcelona building: an old husband and wife, her sister, and 3 tenants: a teacher of French, a young ex-footballer, now security guard, and a pregnant Latin American girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ventura Pons
CAST:  Josep Maria Pou  •  Núria Espert  •  Rosa María Sardà  •  Jordi Bosch

The Longest Penalty Shot in the World (2005)

Fernando (Fernando Tejero) is a loser. A gray type, without ambition, that works like bookcases distributor in a supermarket of the quarter. In his free short whiles, he is a substitute keeper of a football team, a third regional one. In all the season he has not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Santiago
CAST:  Fernando Tejero  •  María Botto  •  Marta Larralde  •  Carlos Kaniowsky

Fernando (Fernando Tejero) is a loser. A gray type, without ambition, that works like bookcases distributor in a supermarket of the quarter. In his free short whiles, he is a substitute keeper of a football team, a third regional one. In all the season he has not ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Santiago
CAST:  Fernando Tejero  •  María Botto  •  Marta Larralde  •  Carlos Kaniowsky

Only Human (2004)

Leni takes Rafi to meet her family in Madrid. Leni's family is Jewish - mother, father, older sister and daughter, brother, and grandfather. Rafi is Palestinian, in Spain since age 12. Before her father returns from work, Leni reveals Rafi's origins. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Teresa de Pelegrí  •  Dominic Harari
CAST:  Norma Aleandro  •  Guillermo Toledo  •  Marián Aguilera  •  Fernando Ramallo

Leni takes Rafi to meet her family in Madrid. Leni's family is Jewish - mother, father, older sister and daughter, brother, and grandfather. Rafi is Palestinian, in Spain since age 12. Before her father returns from work, Leni reveals Rafi's origins. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Teresa de Pelegrí  •  Dominic Harari
CAST:  Norma Aleandro  •  Guillermo Toledo  •  Marián Aguilera  •  Fernando Ramallo

If They Tell You I Fell (1989)

In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell stories, known as "aventis" (the film's original title in Catalan, its original language). These tales mix war stories, local gossip, comic book characters, fantasy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vicente Aranda
CAST:  Victoria Abril  •  Jorge Sanz  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Lluís Homar

In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell stories, known as "aventis" (the film's original title in Catalan, its original language). These tales mix war stories, local gossip, comic book characters, fantasy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vicente Aranda
CAST:  Victoria Abril  •  Jorge Sanz  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Lluís Homar

My Life in Ruins (2009)

A Greek tour guide named Georgia attempts to recapture her kefi (Greek for mojo) by guiding a ragtag group of tourists around Greece and showing them the beauty of her native land. Along the way, she manages to open their eyes to the wonders of an exotic foreign ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Nia Vardalos  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Alexis Georgoulis  •  Alistair McGowan

A Greek tour guide named Georgia attempts to recapture her kefi (Greek for mojo) by guiding a ragtag group of tourists around Greece and showing them the beauty of her native land. Along the way, she manages to open their eyes to the wonders of an exotic foreign ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Petrie
CAST:  Nia Vardalos  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Alexis Georgoulis  •  Alistair McGowan

Jealousy (1999)

A month before he's to marry Carmen, Antonio finds a photograph of a man with his arm on her shoulder. The photograph triggers jealousy: he questions Carmen, Carman's friend Cinta, and his friend Luis who introduced him to Carmen. Cinta tells Antonio the man's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vicente Aranda
CAST:  Aitana Sánchez-Gijón  •  Daniel Giménez Cacho  •  María Botto  •  Luis Tosar

A month before he's to marry Carmen, Antonio finds a photograph of a man with his arm on her shoulder. The photograph triggers jealousy: he questions Carmen, Carman's friend Cinta, and his friend Luis who introduced him to Carmen. Cinta tells Antonio the man's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vicente Aranda
CAST:  Aitana Sánchez-Gijón  •  Daniel Giménez Cacho  •  María Botto  •  Luis Tosar

Risen (2016)

Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Tom Felton  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Joseph Fiennes  •  Peter Firth

Clavius, a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Tom Felton  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Joseph Fiennes  •  Peter Firth

Girl Gets Girl (2015)

A deliciously lighthearted comedy from the team of the successful web series Girl Seeks Girl. A hot and hilarious LGBT comedy that shows the different ways to understand love & family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sonia Sebastián
CAST:  María Botto  •  Jane Badler  •  Celia Freijeiro  •  Adrián Lastra

A deliciously lighthearted comedy from the team of the successful web series Girl Seeks Girl. A hot and hilarious LGBT comedy that shows the different ways to understand love & family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sonia Sebastián
CAST:  María Botto  •  Jane Badler  •  Celia Freijeiro  •  Adrián Lastra

Hablar (2015)

An anthology film with 20 stories on the subject of words, communication, linked to one another over a 400-metre stretch: from Madrid's Lavapiés Square to the Sala Mirador. A journey between theatre and cinema, filmed in a single fixed shot running continuously ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joaquín Oristrell
CAST:  Goya Toledo  •  Marta Etura  •  Sergio Peris-Mencheta  •  Raúl Arévalo

An anthology film with 20 stories on the subject of words, communication, linked to one another over a 400-metre stretch: from Madrid's Lavapiés Square to the Sala Mirador. A journey between theatre and cinema, filmed in a single fixed shot running continuously ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joaquín Oristrell
CAST:  Goya Toledo  •  Marta Etura  •  Sergio Peris-Mencheta  •  Raúl Arévalo

La mujer del hatillo gris (2011)

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CAST:  Álex Angulo  •  María Botto  •  Celso Bugallo  •  Pablo Rivero

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CAST:  Álex Angulo  •  María Botto  •  Celso Bugallo  •  Pablo Rivero

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DIRECTION:  Nicolás Muñoz
CAST:  Cristina Alcázar  •  Francisco Boira  •  María Botto  •  Nancho Novo

Small Country (2008)

Two young people learn about love as politics turn their world upside down in this drama from director Ana Diez. After a long and successful career as a soccer player, Xavi retires from the game and moves to Spain, where one day to his surprise he happens upon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ana Díez
CAST:  Antonella Aquistapache  •  Pablo Arnoletti  •  Magdalena Barrot  •  María Botto

Two young people learn about love as politics turn their world upside down in this drama from director Ana Diez. After a long and successful career as a soccer player, Xavi retires from the game and moves to Spain, where one day to his surprise he happens upon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ana Díez
CAST:  Antonella Aquistapache  •  Pablo Arnoletti  •  Magdalena Barrot  •  María Botto
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