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3.9
14 Ratings

Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle

Muchos hijos, un mono y un castillo

Directed by Gustavo Salmerón
Spain, 2017
Documentary

Synopsis

Julita always wanted lots of kids, a monkey, and a castle. After finally realizing these wishes, however, her family loses their property in the economic crisis. But they have not lost the disarming ease and kindheartedness that mark their domestic squabbling.

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Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle Directed by Gustavo Salmerón

Critics reviews

This movie introduces its heroine on what looks like her deathbed, as she gives someone behind the camera instructions for her funeral. But the nearly 90 minutes that follow might convince a viewer that Julita Salmerón, whose son, the Spanish actor Gustavo Salmerón, directed this frank and affectionate portrait, will live forever.
December 13, 2018
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