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by Paco León


In the film as in life, Carmina is a stout, heavy-smoking matriarch from a working class barrio of Seville. In the film's very first scene, her husband Antonio suddenly falls ill and dies. He'll remain there in his arm chair for pretty much the duration, since Carmina decides that she won't inform the authorities until she has received Antonio's bonus pay check, due the following Monday.

original title: Carmina y amén
country: Spain
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Paco León
film run: 93'
release date: ES 30/04/2014, FR 27/07/2016
screenplay: Paco León
cast: Estefanía de los Santos, José Luis García Pérez, María León, Manolo Solo, Yolanda Ramos, Carmina Barrios, Mari Paz Sayago
cinematography by: Juan González
costumes designer: Esther Vaquero
production: Andy Joke, Telecinco Cinema, Canal+ España
distributor: A Contracorriente Films, Bodega Films


main awards/selection

Málaga Film Festival 2014 

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