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Carlos Saura

Elisa, vida mía (Elisa, My Life)

Edition 1978
125' - 1977 - Drama - Dialogue: Spanish, English
Director: Carlos Saura Composer: Giorgio Mainiero With: Fernando Rey, Geraldine Chaplin, Isabel Mestres

Elisa has not seen her father Luis for nine years, but she receives a telegram from her sister Isabel in a moment of crisis of her marriage with Antonio telling that her father is ill and she decides to travel to the countryside of Madrid with Isabel and her brother-in-law Julián and their two children to visit Luis for his birthday. Elisa decides to stay with his father when her sister returns to Madrid with her family and she gets closer to Luis, understanding why he left her mother years ago. Later she tells him that Antonio cheated her with her best friend Sophie and their relationship has ended. When Antonio unexpectedly arrives in the house, Elisa takes a decision about her life.

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Carlos Saura


Giorgio Mainiero


Fernando Rey, Geraldine Chaplin, Isabel Mestres


Carlos Saura

Director of Photography

Teo Escamilla


Pablo G. del Amo


Elías Querejeta

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Spanish, English

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