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2.8
32 Ratings

My Big Night

Mi gran noche

Directed by Álex de la Iglesia
Spain, 2015
Comedy

Synopsis

During the never-ending TV taping for a New Year’s Eve program, peoples personal lives clash and eventually explode out into the open.

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My Big Night Directed by Álex de la Iglesia

Awards & Festivals

Goya Awards

2016 | 4 nominations including: Best Costume Design

Ultimately, what he’s doing is building a fire, stacking everything for destructive potential. And given how much potential fuel he gathers in My Big Night—from tabloid culture to his country’s continuing woes—it comes as a disappointment that the movie never bursts out into a conflagration, ending with an overstretched and largely uninspired series of over-tidied resolutions.
April 14, 2016
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In his virtuosic mixing of camp and social parable with debauched objectivism, filtered through scrims of irony and innocence, de la Iglesia comes as close as any modern film director has to resuscitating Josef von Sternberg’s resonantly ornamental aesthetic.
April 11, 2016
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With MY BIG NIGHT, Alex de la Iglesia makes a grand return to the bravura, twist-a-minute comic filmmaking of DAY OF THE BEAST (1995) and EL CRIMEN FERPECTO (2004)—fans of the Spanish director are sure to love it.
March 25, 2016
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