From the director of the acclaimed 'The Other Side of the Bed' comes this original and hilarious opposites-attract comedy, a real BO record-smasher.

 

$80M box-office, 9.5M admissions and still counting… 

 

 

The longest running Spanish film ever to hold at #1. 

 

The highest-grossing Spanish film in History, surpassing The Impossible and The Others.

 

A sweet and tender Romantic Comedy that has touched Spanish audiences from 7 years old to 99.

 

Selected at San Sebastian International Film Festival's Made in Spain.

 

Winner of the following Spanish Academy's "Goya" Awards:

Best Supporting Actor for Karra Elejalde

Best Breakthrough Actor for Dani Rovira

Best Supporting Actress for Carmen Machi

SPANISH AFFAIR
aka OCHO APELLIDOS VASCOS

Romantic Comedy / 2014 / Spanish / Completed / Spain

Spanish Release: March 14th by Universal (400 screens)

 

 

SYNOPSIS

Determined to win over Amaia, Rafa crosses Spain from south to north from his hometown of Seville to Basque Country. Once there, he will do whatever it takes to win her heart, no matter how unreasonable it may be. He'll change his accent, his style, and he'll lie to no end, pretending to be Basque.

 

CREW

 

CAST

Director

Emilio Martínez-Lázaro (The Other Side of the Bed)

 

Producers

Ghislain Barrois (Tad: The Lost Explorer)

Álvaro Augustin (The Impossible, Cell 211) Gonzalo Salazar-Simpson (No Rest for the Wicked)

 

Clara Lago (I Want You, Cousinhood)

 

Dani Rovira

 

Karra Elejalde (Even the Rain, Biutiful)

 

Carmen Machi (I’m so Excited!, Broken Embraces)