La Buena Vida


1h 42m 1996

Brief Synopsis

A tragicomedy about an intelligent, gutsy 15-year-old--the kind who has pictures of Dostoevsky on his bedroom wall--who has decided to write his life story.

Film Details

Also Known As
Buena Vida, Good Life, The
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
First Look Holdings; United International Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Synopsis

A tragicomedy about an intelligent, gutsy 15-year-old--the kind who has pictures of Dostoevsky on his bedroom wall--who has decided to write his life story.

Film Details

Also Known As
Buena Vida, Good Life, The
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
First Look Holdings; United International Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of 1997 Goya Award for Best Supporting Actor (Luis Cuenca).

Winner of Special Jury Award at the 1997 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Released in United States 1996

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States December 1997

Released in United States July 1997

Released in United States May 1997

Released in United States on Video August 23, 2005

Released in United States September 1997

Awarded the Special Jury Award at the 1997 Karlovy Vary Film Festival.

Shown at Athens International Film Festival (Panorama) September 19-25, 1997.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 7-19, 1997.

Shown at Giffoni International Children's Film Festival in Italy July 20-27, 1997.

Released in United States 1996

Released in United States 1997 (Awarded the Special Jury Award at the 1997 Karlovy Vary Film Festival.)

Released in United States September 1997 (Shown at Athens International Film Festival (Panorama) September 19-25, 1997.)

Feature directorial debut for David Trueba, younger brother of director Fernando Trueba.

Released in United States May 1997 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 7-19, 1997.)

Released in United States July 1997 (Shown at Giffoni International Children's Film Festival in Italy July 20-27, 1997.)

Released in United States on Video August 23, 2005

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 4-12, 1997.

Released in United States December 1997 (Shown in New York City (Walter Reade) as part of program "Spanish Cinema Now" December 5-24, 1997.)

Released in United States July 1997 (Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 4-12, 1997.)