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Don't Be Afraid (2011)

No tengas miedo (original title)
R | | Drama | 29 April 2011 (Spain)
Silvia used to be a cheerful little girl until something happened when she was 8 years old. Nobody could understand the sudden change in her behavior. Now that she's 25, Silvia wants to settle scores with her traumatic past.

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Montxo Armendáriz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lluís Homar ... Padre
Belén Rueda ... Madre (as Belen Rueda)
Núria Gago ... Maite (as Nuria Gago)
Cristina Plazas ... Psicóloga
Rubén Ochandiano ... Toni
Javier Pereira ... Víctor
Iranzu Erro Iranzu Erro ... Silvia 14 años
Ainhoa Quintana ... Maite 14 años
Irene Cervantes Irene Cervantes ... Silvia 7 años
Michelle Jenner ... Silvia
Maider Salas Maider Salas ... Maite 7 años
Tomás del Estal ... Testimonio Miguel
Ainhoa Cantero Ainhoa Cantero ... Testimonio Ángela
Adelfa Calvo ... Testimonio Ester
Ramon Pujol ... Testimonio Rafa (as Ramón Pujol)
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Silvia used to be a cheerful little girl until something happened when she was 8 years old. Nobody could understand the sudden change in her behavior. Now that she's 25, Silvia wants to settle scores with her traumatic past.

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Drama

Certificate:

R
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

29 April 2011 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Don't Be Afraid See more »

Filming Locations:

Pamplona, Navarra, Spain

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Connections

Featured in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.22 (2011) See more »

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My Home Is Empty Without You
Written by Herman Düne
Performed by Herman Düne
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revival as it really is, highly recommendable
26 February 2013 | by gulovme-618-619787See all my reviews

This movie is bound to has a deep psychological impact on any watcher. But what provokes the empathy is different from what you can think of. There is no single scene of hysteria which may be typical of films of this kind. In fact, there is nothing that we are used to see when it comes to films raising issues of any kind of deviation. No direct repulsive scenes of violation or abuse. The story is told from the inside, when in fact, the main character hardly says someone a word about her experience. However, the film is well-thought-out, so it's perfectly possible for watchers into the characters. The ways of transmitting emotions throughout the movie are so sophisticated that after watching it one may well be left with a feeling that the story happened to her but she managed so wheel in overcoming it, that she didn't even remember before reminded. Actors in the movie did their job excellently and I especially liked the close attention that was paid to gestures in the movie. While it's certainly a story of revival which is very powerful, it's not a story of a hero. It's just another story of another human being. A very real story. I rated the movie 8 our of 10 because of the job of the team, great attention paid to details, to atmosphere and the fact that they avoided making the story either inspiring or desperate.


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