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Lovers

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    Lovers © EFE

  

Category

Feature film

Original title

Amantes

Year

1990

Producer

Pedro Costa

Director

Vicente Aranda

Based on a real crime that took place in the 1940s, this is a film of intrigue, passions and strong erotic content.

It is the story of a young man who, having just completed his military service, looks for work to earn money and marry his girlfriend. While he is looking for work, he takes lodgings in the house of a widow, with whom he begins to have a sexual relationship. From this moment, the main character enters an internal struggle between his two loves.

Technical specifications

Screenplay
Carlos Pérez Marinero, Álvaro del Amo, Vicente Aranda

Actors
Jorge Sanz, Victoria Abril, Maribel Verdú

Photography
José Luis Alcaine

Music
José Nieto

Duration
122 min.

Awards

Goya Best Film Award, 1991

Goya Best Director Award, 1991
Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival
to Victoria Abril in 1991

  

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