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The Shanghai Spell (2002)

119 min | Drama, Mystery

A fourteen year old lad discovers his first love at the point of his pencil whilst drawing the portrait of a sickly but coquettish fifteen year old girl. In the neighbourhood an old freedom-fighter pits himself against bad types, a pretty ...See moreA fourteen year old lad discovers his first love at the point of his pencil whilst drawing the portrait of a sickly but coquettish fifteen year old girl. In the neighbourhood an old freedom-fighter pits himself against bad types, a pretty cinema-ticket girl takes to the streets at night and a young anarchist dedicates himself to telling tall stories. Far away, in Shanghai, a hero of the Republic meets a beautiful femme fatal with oriental eyes. Reality and fiction become fused in an embrace. Written by Anonymous See less
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José Luis López-Linares (as Jose Luis Lopez Linares)
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Apr 12, 2002 (Spain)

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Ariadna Gil
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Rosa Maria Sardà
Betibú (as Rosa María Sardá) Betibú (as Rosa María Sardá)   See fewer
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Jorge Sanz
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Juan José Ballesta
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Cristina Dilla
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Joan Borràs
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Féodor Atkine
Michel Levy (as Feodor Atkine) Michel Levy (as Feodor Atkine)   See fewer
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Antonio Dechent
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Lambert Lambert   See fewer
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Bebo Valdés
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Cantante Cantante   See fewer
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Jaume Sorribas
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Stapleton Stapleton   See fewer
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Francés Francés   See fewer
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5.6 / 10 | 456 votes