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November (2003)

Noviembre (original title)
Impelled by a spirit which still preserves a patina of idealism, Alfredo arrives in Madrid intent on creating "a performance which is freer, straight from the heart, capable of making ... See full summary »

Director:

Achero Mañas

Writers:

Achero Mañas, Federico Mañas (collaborating writer)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Óscar Jaenada ... Alfredo
Ingrid Rubio ... Lucía
Javier Ríos Javier Ríos ... Juan
Juan Díaz ... Daniel
Adriana Domínguez Adriana Domínguez ... Alicia
Jordi Padrosa Jordi Padrosa ... Imanol
Núria Gago ... Helena
Juanma Rodríguez Juanma Rodríguez ... Pedro
Héctor Alterio ... Yuta
Paloma Lorena Paloma Lorena ... Lucía
Angel Facio Angel Facio ... Juan
Juan Margallo ... Daniel
Amparo Valle Amparo Valle ... Alicia
Fernando Conde Fernando Conde ... Imanol
Amparo Baró ... Helena
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Storyline

Impelled by a spirit which still preserves a patina of idealism, Alfredo arrives in Madrid intent on creating "a performance which is freer, straight from the heart, capable of making people feel alive". His concept of what theater should be begins beyond the stage, out in the streets face to face with the public. Outdoors, in any town square, in a park or in the city's most commercial street, Alfredo and his troupe NOVEMBER start the show: demons to provoke passers-by, displays of social conscience, actions taken to the extreme to put the forces of law and order on full alert. There are no limits, no censorship; only ideas which are always valid so long as the public ceases to be the public and becomes part of the show swept by surprise, fear, tears or laughter. Written by Cristina Sutherland

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

Tesela [Spain]

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

26 September 2003 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

November See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$959,831
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

[Art is a weapon loaded with future]
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Soundtracks

Nube de Pegatina
Written by Marcos del Ojo Barroso and Miguel Benítez Gómez
Performed by Los Delinqüentes
Under License from Emi Odeon,S.A. and Virgin Records
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A story about the true meaning of art in Madrid.
17 December 2006 | by Iluvtheworld5See all my reviews

I adored this movie.I saw it in Annecy,France in April 2004.It was a Spanish movie festival.Of course,i had already taken 6 or 7 years of Spanish at the time so I had a pretty broad comprehension of what the movie was about and what the actors were saying...We are now in 2006 and I still to this day have not seen a better movie than this one. "Noviembre" has caused many things to change in my brain and my way of thinking about art. Art should be something that people express freely and in any kind of form or way they want.I thought the scenes in the streets, when they were acting were incredible. The end of the movie is very rough and harsh. If you ever see it,be prepared to cry in the end or at least be very touched by the meaning of it. If you have not lived in European countries it is more difficult to understand it. In fact,all the bad comments that I have read about this movie were made by non Hispanic and/or non European people.So please all of you,just open your mind to new and different things.

Make sure that you think twice about the true meaning of this movie before you say plenty of bad things about it.To me, everything was great,realistic for the way Spain was at the time and entertaining.


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