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Miserable Life


Miserable Life


Miserable Life (Spanish: Terca vida) is a 2000 Spanish comedy-drama film directed by Fernando Huertas which stars Santiago Ramos and Luisa Martín alongside Manuel Alexandre, Juan Jesús Valverde, Jorge Bosch, and Lola Dueñas.

Plot

Set in a working-class area of Madrid, around Hortaleza, the pot follows a group of people trying to get through their difficult lives by playing quinielas (football pools), with their fate pending on the result of a FC Barcelona-Villarreal CF fixture.

Cast

Production

The film was produced by Karma Producciones Multimedia, PHF Films, and Vía Interactiva. Shooting locations included Madrid. It boasted a 135 million ₧ budget.

Release

The film premiered at the 26th Huelva Ibero-American Film Festival on 13 November 2000. Distributed by Tri Pictures, it was released theatrically in Spain on 17 November 2000.

Reception

Jonathan Holland of Variety deemed the film to be "a diverting neo-realist excursion into Impossible Dream territory", otherwise featuring "moments of charm and an attractive central idea" but also a "lack of glam".

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Accolades

See also

  • List of Spanish films of 2000

References


Text submitted to CC-BY-SA license. Source: Miserable Life by Wikipedia (Historical)


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