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The Good Life

La buena vida

Directed by David Trueba
Spain, France, 1996
Comedy, Drama


This humorous movie charts the life of a 14 year old (Tristan) as he deals with some major issues in his life. At the beginning of the movie he has already decided to dedicate his life to writing and losing his virginity (while his parents are away on holiday).

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The Good Life Directed by David Trueba

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1997 | Directors' Fortnight

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

1997 | Winner: Special Prize of the Jury

Goya Awards

1997 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

1997 | 3 nominations including: Best New Actress

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