Official Competition

Nominee
Fanheart3 Award ~ Graffetta d'Oro for Best Film
Venice Film Festival
Nominee
Golden Lion
Venice Film Festival
Nominee
Queer Lion
Venice Film Festival
The film serves up roughly two hours of sharp reflections deliciously wrapped in entertaining antics.

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Official Competition

Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas star as two egomaniacs commissioned by a millionaire to make a movie together in this sharp comedy skewering wealth, art, and pride.

“Banderas and Martínez play their catty thesps dead straight to generally hilarious effect.” - Philip De Semlyen, Time Out

"Seeing Cruz and Banderas show off their comedic chops is definitely a pleasure, and the farcical final scenes will leave viewers on a high." ~ Nicholas Barber, indieWire
R
Genre
Comedy, Films & Filmmakers
Runtime
114
Language
Spanish
Director
Mariano Cohn
Gastón Duprat
Writer(s)
Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat, Andrés Duprat
Cast
Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Oscar Martínez
Awards:
Nominee, Fanheart3 Award ~ Graffetta d'Oro for Best Film, Venice Film Festival
Nominee, Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival
Nominee, Queer Lion, Venice Film Festival
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FEATURED REVIEW
Anna Smith, Deadline Hollywood Daily

'Official Competition' ('Competencia Oficial') announces its meta intentions with its very title. Here is a Venice Film Festival competitor about the making of a festival film. Lampooning the very world in which it exists, the Spanish comedy-drama is a highly entertaining entry with winning ...

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