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BEAUTIFUL YOUTH BY JAIME ROSALES

By Rebecca Naughten

Ostensibly a social realist drama, Beautiful Youth follows Natalia (an impressive performance by Ingrid García Jonsson) and Carlos (Carlos Rodríguez), two working class twenty-somethings each living with their respective mothers and caught up in Spain’s economic crisis with little hope of employment or future security. Natalia’s pregnancy becomes the central focus of the narrative as the demands of familial responsibility impact on the pair differently and push the couple to breaking point.

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CANNES 2014: HERMOSA JUVENTUD DE JAIME ROSALES

Por Mónica Delgado

¿Cuándo es que los jóvenes dejaron sus aspiraciones y de qué manera sus anhelos quedaron echados al agua bajo un velo de alienación e inacción? Más que de las consecuencias del desempleo y la crisis económica de España, lo que Jaime Rosales muestra en el desarrollo de su filme (…)

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Cannes

CANNES 2014: HERMOSA JUVENTUD BY JAIME ROSALES

By Mónica Delgado

When did the young left their aspirations and how did their longing was tossed to the water in a veil of alienation and inaction? Going beyond the consequences of unemployment and economic crisis in Spain, what Jaime Rosales shows in the development of his film is an inquiry, from certain keys, of the motivations of two characters in their experience of being parents, despite their twenty years of more, through the strike and living on expenses of chance and money falling from the sky.

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