27 June 2020 | ma-cortes
Inferior and forgettable film, only deserving to remember thanks to great bands of the Movida performing songs
Below average and ridiculous film with lousy plot dealing with a band of teenagers, most of them classmates, with their usual love relationships, jealous, betrayals and antics. Stars unknown actors providing absurd interpretations. Only to mention veteran actors giving brief acting as Jose Ruiz Lifante, the comical couple : Tip and Coll :Jose Luis Coll, Fernando Sanchez Polack, Antonio Gamero, Mary Santpere, and Rafaela Aparicio in his ordinary role as a servant. Outstanding the performance in the Rock-Ola Hall, Madrid, by famous bands of the eighties such as Alaska and Dinarama, Loquillo y los Trogloditas, Aviador Dro, Objetivo Birmania, Gabinete Caligari, Video and Golpes Bajos. And Nacha Pop with the solist singer Antonio Vega deemed to be the best composer of Spanish Pop and whose song Chica De Ayer is deemed to be the most import anthem of the Movida. As this film has a partial historical interest, that's why there perform the most famous bands of the Movida, it was a Spanish cultural movement in the late 70's and early middle 80's, mainly located in Madrid.
The picture was badly directed by Ramon Fernandez. He was a craftsman who made a lot of films, being his greatest hits No desearas el vecino del quinto that is deemed to be the most commercial movie of the Spanish cinema and Margarita se llama mi amor. Ramon Fernandez made all kinds of genres such as thriller as Rueda de Sospechosos, Lamuerte ronda a Monica, Religious movies as El Cristo del Oceano, Sor Ye Ye, and especially comedy : Aqui el que no corre vuela, Casa Flora, Un lujo a su alcance, La chica de la piscina, Simon contamos contigo, Doctor me gustan las mujeres, La gloriosa hazaña del cipote de Archidona, Cateto a babor, Las panteras se comen a los ricos, El diablo cojuelo, Los novios de mi mujer, Ahi va otro recluta, among others. Rating: below average 3.5/10.