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Spanish Affair (2014)

Ocho apellidos vascos (original title)
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Rafael, a Sevillian who has never left Andalucia, decides to leave his homeland to follow Amaia, a Basque girl unlike other women whom he has ever known.

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Emilio Martínez Lázaro (as Emilio Martínez-Lázaro)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clara Lago ... Amaia
Dani Rovira ... Rafa
Carmen Machi ... Merche
Karra Elejalde ... Koldo
Alberto López ... Joaquín
Alfonso Sánchez Alfonso Sánchez ... Curro
Aitor Mazo Aitor Mazo ... Padre Inaxio
Abel Mora Abel Mora ... Pedro
Aitziber Garmendia Aitziber Garmendia ... Iratxe
Miriam Cabeza Miriam Cabeza ... Edurne
Iñaki Beraetxe Iñaki Beraetxe ... Ertzaintza 1
Egoitz Lasa Egoitz Lasa ... Ertzaintza 2
Lander Otaola Lander Otaola ... Borroka 1
Mikel Roman Mikel Roman ... Borroka 2
Santi Ugalde Santi Ugalde ... Conductor Kepa
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Rafael, a Sevillian who has never left Andalucia, decides to leave his homeland to follow Amaia, a Basque girl unlike other women whom he has ever known.

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8 Basque or Madrilenian or Catalan surnames

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | Basque

Release Date:

14 March 2014 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

8 Namen für die Liebe See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$76,459,450
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Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Merche's husband who appears in the photo is Karra Elejalde himself. See more »

Alternate Versions

During the theatrical release, circulated two versions of the movie. One of them credited Borja Cobeaga incorrectly as Borja Cobega, while the other credited him correctly. See more »

Connections

Followed by Ocho apellidos catalanes (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

No te marches jamás
Written by Fernando Velázquez
Performed by Leire and David de María
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Forgettable TV-style local-jokes movie
22 February 2017 | by PeniLeinSee all my reviews

This movie was a huge box office event in Spain, but is not an interesting film at all, especially if you aren't Spanish. It's basically a dull Romantic Comedy full of current jokes about local topics. Directing is even worst than script, with some really poor acting performances (others are quite good), and shooting, cinematography and sound typical of a soap opera.


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