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The Weakness of the Bolshevik (2003)

La flaqueza del bolchevique (original title)
Based on a novel by Lorenzo Silva, this movie deals with the unusual and tragic relationship between a frustrated businessman and a 14-year-old student. After crashing into the rear of the ... See full summary »

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Lorenzo Silva (novel), Lorenzo Silva (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Tosar ... Pablo López
Mar Regueras ... Sonsoles
María Valverde ... María
Rubén Ochandiano ... Manu
Jordi Dauder ... Alfredo
Enriqueta Carballeira ... Dolores
Nathalie Poza ... Eva
Manolo Solo ... Francisco
Yolanda Serrano Yolanda Serrano ... Alba
Ángela Herrera Ángela Herrera ... Elsa
Daniel Grao ... Perico
Roberto Drago ... Raúl
José Antonio Izaguirre José Antonio Izaguirre ... Armando
Luis Miguel Seguí Luis Miguel Seguí ... Municipal
Carla Gayan Carla Gayan ... Izaskun
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Storyline

Based on a novel by Lorenzo Silva, this movie deals with the unusual and tragic relationship between a frustrated businessman and a 14-year-old student. After crashing into the rear of the car in front of him, Pablo Lopez starts arguing with the other driver, Sonsoles, who finally files for an injury claim against him. Therefore, the angry manager starts harassing her and observes her younger sister Maria in her schoolyard. When he gets to know the intelligent girl, his perception of life is changed totally, but their friendship leads into a tragedy... Written by fippi2000

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Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Spain]

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

31 October 2003 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Weakness of the Bolshevik See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$275,792
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Connections

References Pasapalabra (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Puta
Written by Robe Iniesta (as Roberto Iniesta) and Iñaki Antón
Performed by Extremoduro
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Sadly charming
21 February 2004 | by wh0caresSee all my reviews

Pablo is a high executive on a bank, he doesnt like his job nor his life. One day he has a car accident and crashes into a young woman's car. Since that day everything changes for him , he finds a way to enjoy life again but...


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