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Los lunes al sol (2002)

This is the story of those who live as if every day was a constant Sunday, those who spend their Mondays in the sun. The story of people who worked in a dockyard but are now unemployed.

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César Cambeiro ...
Fiscal (as Cesar Cambeiro)
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Storyline

2001: men without jobs, in the port city of Vigo. Six men worked in a shipyard, now shuttered. They pass the time at La Naval, a bar opened by one of them after the yard closed. They face their futures in makeshift ways: Rico has his bar and a sharp 15-year-old daughter, Reina has become a watchman and a moralizer, Lino fills out job applications, Amador drinks heavily and talks of his wife's return; José is married to Ana, who works at a cannery and tires of being the breadwinner amidst José's emasculated moodiness; Santa, the group's conscience and troublemaker, occasionally fantasizes about Australia. In truth, all are joined like Siamese twins, adrift. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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This film is not based on a real story. It is based on thousands.

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 September 2002 (Spain)  »

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Defteres me liakada  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€424,871 (Spain), 29 September 2002, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,401, 27 July 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$146,402, 31 August 2003
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Quotes

Dueña Pensión: Have you done anything wrong?
Santa: No, not yet. But don't worry, I'll let you know.
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Spoofed in No lo llames amor... llámalo X (2011) See more »

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Volaba
(Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu)"
Written by Domenico Modugno
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an impressive movie...
6 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

I watch 'Mondays in the sun' last night and it impressed me really... Sorry guys but I usually prefer European-especially Mediterranean ones- movies much more than Hollywood productions... Like some of the others, there is a simple story there but very sincere and sensitive, that makes you feel deep inside...After watching any movie, I would like to feel the taste for some days...Sometimes you can easily forget what you have watched in several hours, but those kind of movies makes me feel something warm deep inside even it's dramatic athmosphere... Also the soundtrack is wonderful... For me it is a five-star production... Thanks so much for all who made it... (A+)


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