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34 Ratings

The Hours of the Day

Las horas del día

Directed by Jaime Rosales
Spain, 2003
Crime, Drama


Las horas del día follows Abel (Alex Brendemühl), a seemingly ordinary shop owner who relieves the crushing boredom of his tedious suburban life by occasionally killing people.

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The Hours of the Day Directed by Jaime Rosales

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2003 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente

2004 | 3 wins including: Best Image (Kodak Award)

European Film Awards

2003 | Nominee: European Discovery of the Year

Goya Awards

2004 | 2 nominations including: Best New Director

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