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Three Steps Above Heaven (2010)

Tres metros sobre el cielo (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Romance | 3 December 2010 (Spain)
A privileged woman and a reckless man fall in love despite their different social classes.


Federico Moccia (novel), Ramón Salazar
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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mario Casas ... H.
María Valverde ... Babi
Álvaro Cervantes ... Pollo
Marina Salas ... Katina
Luis Fernández ... El Chino
Andrea Duro ... Mara
Nerea Camacho ... Daniela
Diego Martín ... Alejandro
Cristina Plazas ... Rafaela
Jordi Bosch Jordi Bosch ... Claudio
Joan Crosas Joan Crosas ... Padre H.
Cristina Dilla Cristina Dilla ... Madre H.
Pablo Rivero ... Gustavo
Marta Martín Marta Martín ... Silvia
Víctor Sevilla Víctor Sevilla ... El Ventura


Story of two young people who belong to different worlds. It is the chronicle of a love improbable, almost impossible but inevitable dragging in a frantic journey they discover the first great love. Babi is a girl from upper-middle class that is educated in goodness and innocence . Hache is a rebellious boy, impulsive, unconscious, has an appetite for risk and danger embodied in endless fights and illegal motorbike races, the limit of common sense. Written by bettyboop8504

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¿Has estado alguna vez a punto de tocar el cielo? (Have you ever been about to touch the sky?)


Action | Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

3 December 2010 (Spain) See more »

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Three Steps Above Heaven See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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It is based on the novel of the same name by Federico Moccia. See more »


Narration: Suddenly you realize that everything is over
H.: I'm going away for a while
H.: To London
H.: To Work
Alejandro: That's a good idea.
H.: I can't stay here
Narration: There's no going back.
Narration: You Feel It.
Narration: And then you try to remember
Narration: at what point it all began
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Version of Three Steps Over Heaven (2004) See more »


A ras de cielo - Pol 3.14
Written by Pol - Pina
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Romantic flick packed with a twisted romance , catching songs , violence and motorcycle races
17 August 2017 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Exciting drama plenty of emotion , thrills , fights and a deep love story , being based on the novel of the same name by Federico Moccia. Mario Casas leads the cast of this ¨Three Meters Above The Sky¨ the story of two young people who belong to different worlds ; this one starts with a misfit , impulsive , unconscious young man nicknamed ¨H¨ (Mario Casas) , leader of a band of violent teenagers . Meanwhile , H is reconnecting with the past so that it means fighting and also a new love . When he is driving his powerful motorcycle he meets a beautiful teenager , Babi (Maria Valverde), the girl from upper-middle class that was educated in goodness and innocence . Babi reluctant at first but finally falls in love for him . Along the way , ¨H¨ gets mixed up with some tough as well as bad guys and is embodied in endless struggles and illegal motorbike races .

Sensitive as well as romantic drama is loaded with an enjoyable love story , soap opera , lingering shots of wonderful as well as youthful faces , twisted situations and with a distinctly Spanish idiosyncrasy . It is the chronicle of a love improbable , almost impossible between two maladjusted young people : Mario Casas and Maria Valverde but inevitable dragging in a frantic journey of family opposition , motorcycle races , difficult romance and full of violence . Although is filled with predictability and cliché-ness the film results out to be pretty entertaining , but overlong . It turns out to be pleasantly fun that offers no intellectual stimulus whatsoever ; an exercise in pure escapism in which entertainment and thrilling happenings are guaranteed .

Passable acting by Mario Casas as Hache , a rebellious boy who has an appetite for risk and danger in the limit of common sense , a ¨rebel without a cause¨ , in James Dean'style . This is Mario Casas's most important screen appearance in screen and pretty well Marta Valderde as the inexperienced and innocent adolescent . And agreeable and charming Marina Salas as Katina , her best friend . As shown in the film, H and Babi develop a relationship , and actually the two actors developed a relationship of their own in 2010 , though it is known that the two broke up in September of 2014 ; and subsequently Marta Valverde married to prestigious musical conductor Gustavo Dudamel . As you should be aware , than similar from US films with romantic touches , you do get to see people having sex in this , not explicit , but there are naked bodies , and some strong sexual scenes . Ample support cast formed by newcomers who would have an acceptable and uneven career , such as Nerea Camacho , Alvaro Cervantes of ¨Carlos I¨ series , Andrea Duro of ¨Olmos and Robles¨ series , Pablo Rivero of ¨Cuentame¨ series , Diego Martín , and Cristina Plazas , Jordi Bosch as parents of Bibi . Colorful and glimmer cinematography by Daniel Aranyó . Being shot on location in Mataró , El Prat De Llobregat , Teià , Montgat , Sant Boi De Llobregat , L'Hospitalet De Llobregat , Santa Cristina D'Aro , Barcelona, Catalonia , Girona, Catalonia , Spain . In addition , atmospheric and moving musical score by Manel Santisteban , adding commercial and attractive songs .

Being based on Federico Moccia bestseller book . Federico is a Best-seller writer and occasionally director , known for ¨Amore 14¨ , ¨Scusa Ma Ti Voglio Sposare¨ , ¨Tre Metri Sopra Il Cielo¨ (2004) He also wrote several scripts as ¨Palla Al Centro¨ , ¨Ho Voglia Di Te¨ , ¨Classe Mista 3A¨ and ! Cannibal holocaust 2 ¡ . ¨Perdona Si Te Llamo Amor¨ . The motion picture ¨Tres Metros Sobre el Cielo¨ or "Three Steps Above Heaven" (2010) was professionally directed by the Spanish filmmaker Fernando González Molina . And he also made the sequel : ¨Tengo Ganas De Ti¨ (2012) , in which ¨H¨ falls for a gorgeous dancer called Gin , Clara Lago , but he discovers again his first great love : Maria Valverde . He went on directing successes as the $13.5 million period drama "Palm Trees in the Snow" also with Mario Casas and a thriller . ¨El Guardian Invisible¨. And made several TV series as ¨Luna , Misterio De Calenda¨ , ¨Bienvenidos Al Lolita¨ and ¨Los Hombres De Paco¨ .

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