10 y/o Manu is sent to a town on the Mediterranean while his quarrelling parents settle their differences. There, he meets his aunts and uncles, a clan of lovable eccentrics with very different ways of making a living. One is a tailor, another is a doctor who specializes in iridology, and a third operates a bakery on the ground floor of the family house. But above all, there is his pretty cousin Fuensanta.... Before long, he is discovering some of the complexities, traumas and joys of adult life.
- Francisco Rabal
- Alejandro Martínez
- Dafne Fernández
- Eusebio Lázaro
- Manuel Bandera
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This film is full of poetry and light and Manu who falls for his charming cousin Fuensanta comes of age in circumstances that are both credible and entertaining.My Movie Rating: 9 / 10
Excellent Carlos Saura movie. Not as brilliant as his masterpiece Cría Cuervos, but a very fine piece with warmth and charm.My Movie Rating: 9 / 10
Alejandro Martínez is excellent in the film! A little heavy on dialog.My Movie Rating: 8 / 10
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