El Angel de la Guarda


1h 27m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Jorge and his brother Alvaro go to live with their mother's family shortly after their father's death. The household is ruled by their grandfather, a retired Francoist general who spends his time planning a military coup. Jorge begins to steal money from the old man and, in time, becomes rich--a fac

Film Details

Also Known As
Angel de la Guarda, Guardian Angel, The
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Alta Films; Alta Films; StudioCanal; Televisi=n Espa±ola (TVE); Tve

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Synopsis

Jorge and his brother Alvaro go to live with their mother's family shortly after their father's death. The household is ruled by their grandfather, a retired Francoist general who spends his time planning a military coup. Jorge begins to steal money from the old man and, in time, becomes rich--a fact that becomes problematic when the family falls on hard times.

Film Details

Also Known As
Angel de la Guarda, Guardian Angel, The
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Alta Films; Alta Films; StudioCanal; Televisi=n Espa±ola (TVE); Tve

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States July 1997

Shown at Moscow International Film Festival (out of competition) July 19-29, 1997.

Feature directorial debut for Santiago Matallana.

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States July 1997 (Shown at Moscow International Film Festival (out of competition) July 19-29, 1997.)