Tengo 17 años (1964)

  |  Comedy, Musical

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Around the days of Christmas, a dreamy 17-year-old girl belonging to Madrid high class runs away from home and ends up in a small village where an all-men family give her shelter. There she will discover another way of living and loving.


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1 September 2019 | ma-cortes
| Rocio Durcal 's fun musical comedy with vitality, humor and vivid imagination
Moving story proceeded with simplicity and delicacy, dealing with the liar as well as graceful Rocio/Natalia who belongs to the upper class, but being left by his daddy and mistreated by her stepmother. She is a young girl with vivid imagination, and extremely dreamer, as she goes to a pawn shop to sell a valuable object to get money to buy stage costumes, then other people are innnocently accused of robbing . Due to bad relations with her stepmother, Luz Marquez, she escapes from her mansion and ends at a countryside house where she meets an all-men family who give her shelter. Set around the day of Christmas, as she finds a modest home in which live five young pottery men : Pedro Osinaga, Luis Morris, Pedro Osinaga... along with their father and grandfather, Roberto Font . She tells them lies , but a little bit on, truth emerges.

This is an amusing and funny comedy with musical numbers by the teen idol Rocio Durcal playing as a dreamy 17-year-old girl who runs away from home, discovering another way of loving, enjoying and living , containing hilarious moments here and there . She is well accompanied by a fine plethora of secondaries as Emilio G Caba, Agustin Gonzalez, Luz Marquez, Luis Morris, Roberto Font, Ricardo Palacios, Luis Peña, Venancio Muro, Felix Dafauce, Amparo Baro and many others. Well starred by Rocio Durcal, the famous successful young girl of the sixties, discovered by producer Luis Sanz when participated at a TV singer contest called Primer Aplauso . His films debut were 1962 Cancion de Juventud, and Rocio de la Mancha by Luis Lucia, following Deanna Durbin 40' Hollywood films style. After that, she played 1965 Mas bonita que ninguna, Acompañame, Buenos dias condesita and Cristina Guzman, all of them directed by Argentinean Luis Cesar Amadori . Subsequently, she performed musical as 1969 Las Leandras and La novicia rebelde by Luis Lucia, a peculiar version de La hermana de San Sulpicio . Then, she attempted to change her traditional style with Marianela 1972 by Angelino Fons, Diselo con flores 1974 and an erotic film with Barbara Rey titled Me siento extraña. These movies failed and were a real flop, then she became a notorious singer of popular Mexican songs and Rancheras, getting hits all around the world.

The motion picture was professionally directed by prolific filmmaker Jose Maria Forque and had a considerable success at boxoffice . Father of actress Veronica Forque and in his representation are conceded the prestigious Jose Maria Forque Awards. His first films were in 1951 : Niebla y sol, and Maria Morena. Following 1953 Diablo toca la flauta, Un dia perdido. In 1956 directed two classy movies, Embajadores en el infierno and Amanecer en puerta oscura. He was a good cratsman who directed all kinds of genres, outstanding in Comedy : the classic Atraco a las 3 , Maribel y la extraña familia, Un millon en la basura, La becerrada, Las que tienen que servir, Madrid Costa Fleming, La vil seduccion, Pecados conyugales . Thriller : 091 Policia al habla, Usted puede ser un asesino, Tarots. Musical :Gayarre. Softcore :No es nada mama es solo un juego, La mujer de la tierra caliente. Giallo : El ojo del huracan, La muerte viaja demasiado . Science fiction : Nexus 2431. Rating 6/10. The picture will appeal to Rocio Durcal fans and Spanish cinema enthusiasts.


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Comedy | Musical


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22 May 1964



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