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Lovers: A True Story (N/C 18+)

18 October

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly
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Based on a true story and set in 1950s Spain, Amantes follows Paco, a young man who finds himself job-hunting in Madrid after leaving the army. His plans to return to his hometown and marry his girlfriend are threatened when he begins a torrid affair with his alluring older landlady. Seduced and obsessed, Paco is left to make an inescapable decision. Twenty-five years on, this masterpiece by Vincente Aranda continues to play an important role in Spanish cinema.

  • Director Vincente Aranda
  • Cast Jorge Sanz, Victoria Abril, Maribel Verdu
  • Certification N/C 15+
  • Running time 1h43m
  • Country Spain
  • Language Spanish with English subtitles
  • Year of production 1991
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