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Nico and Dani (2000)

Krámpack (original title)
A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fernando Ramallo ...
Dani
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Nico
Marieta Orozco ...
Elena
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Berta
Chisco Amado ...
Julián
Ana Gracia ...
Sonia
Myriam Mézières ...
Marianne
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Madre Dani
Mingo Ràfols ...
Arturo
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Mario
Eduardo González ...
Camarero
Gaelle Poulavec ...
Chica
Jesús Garay ...
Padre Dani
Eloi Yebra ...
Manu
Jordi Sánchez
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Storyline

Coming of age, on a Barcelona beach, during an eventful week: Nico arrives at Dani's for part of the summer. Dani's parents are away, Nico is keen to lose his virginity, and Dani, who's been Nico's friend since grammar school, wants time only with Nico. Dani's plans to hunt and fish are waylaid when Nico catches the eye of Elena and her cousin Berta. He wants to go to the beach with the girls, cook them dinner, and make love to at least one of them. Dani wants social and physical contact with Nico. Watching from a short distance are Sonia, Dani's tutor, and Julian, a gay writer, who picks up Dani's vibes. Can Nico and Dani sort out friendship as well as their mixed desires? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Two boys... and the summer that would change everything See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, some drug use and language - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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2 February 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$16,942 (USA) (2 February 2001)

Gross:

$347,986 (USA) (13 July 2001)
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1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

In 1998
Written by Jordi Herrera (as Jordi Herrera Pujol)
Performed by Satellites
© & P 1998 Primeros Pasitos
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The Spanish movie of 2000
5 April 2002 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

Every time I see this movie I discover something. There is a great script, great performances and great directing plays. This movie is about the summer of two teenagers that change his life for ever. Two boys, two girls, one writer and his friends are the characters of the film. There are certain hints that will show how the movie is developing until the end. The ending is great, the movie has parts of good inteligence. Take a minute and think of every aspect, every detail. Some people may think this is a gay movie. I don't think so. If you look all through the movie you will say... may be, may be not. I haven't mentioned that this movie is based on a play by Jordi Sanchez, it is divided into acts and this is very original in my opinion. Well, Fernando Ramallo and Jordi Vilches are the boys. Their performances are great. The girls characters are very well two. Chisco Amado is the writer and is a key character due to the fact that something will happen with him and Dani (Ramallo), and that is seen due to a phrase. There are unforgetable phrases. When Nico says: I must have sex before 17. Superb. Incredible. Enjoy.


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