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Children's War (1980)

La guerra de los niños (original title)
A school closes due to heavy debt which brings the children into action by doing naughty deeds so as to persuade the real estate agency to reopen the school, and since this didn't work, they kidnap the school's owner in order to be heard.

Director:

Javier Aguirre

Writers:

Javier Aguirre (screenplay), Luis Castro (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tino Fernández Tino Fernández ... Tino (as Parchis) (as Tino)
Yolanda Ventura Yolanda Ventura ... Yolanda (as Parchis) (as Yolanda)
David Muñoz David Muñoz ... David (as Parchis) (as David)
Gemma Termes Prat Gemma Termes Prat ... Gemma (as Parchis) (as Gemma)
Óscar Ferrer Cañadas Óscar Ferrer Cañadas ... Oscar (as Parchis) (as Oscar)
Rodrigo Valdecantos Rodrigo Valdecantos ... Carlitos 'El Flaco' (as Rodrigo)
Manuel Alexandre ... Don Matías 'Don Mati'
Ricardo Merino Ricardo Merino ... Don Atilio
Paloma Hurtado Paloma Hurtado ... Srta. Úrsula
Fernanda Hurtado Fernanda Hurtado ... Doña Teodora
Francisco Camoiras Francisco Camoiras ... Cipri (as Paco Camoiras)
Antipas Galán Antipas Galán ... Profesor (as Antipas Galan)
Cris Huerta Cris Huerta ... Padre de Carlitos (as Chris Huerta)
Marisa Porcel ... Madre de Carlitos
María Casal María Casal ... Enfermera (as Maria Casal)
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Storyline

A school closes due to heavy debt which brings the children into action by doing naughty deeds so as to persuade the real estate agency to reopen the school, and since this didn't work, they kidnap the school's owner in order to be heard.

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

19 December 1980 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A Guerra dos Putos See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia

The script was written before the movie was assigned to the children group Parchis, which was made up of five members, Tino, Yolanda, David, Gema and Oscar. In the script, though, only three children plus the fat friend were the main characters. Tino, Yolanda and David were given these roles, while, Gema and Oscar, only appeared in the beginning and the end of the movie, disappearing after 20 minutes into the film up until the very last scene. In the plot, even though their absence was simply not mentioned and no one seemed to acknowledge they were missing, it was implied that these two kids were on vacation out of the city with their families while the other three stayed home. All the songs but one performed by Tino as a soloist and the final reprise song at the end were concentrated in the first 20 minutes of the film because of that. See more »

Connections

Followed by Las locuras de Parchís (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Querido profesor
Written by Carlos Moncada, Óscar Rubio and Félix Lapardi
Performed by Parchís
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