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A Stroke of Luck (2016)

Villaviciosa de al lado (original title)
TV-14 | | Comedy | 2 December 2016 (Spain)
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A town almost ruined. A winning lottery ticket. A lot of troubles in progress.

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Nacho G. Velilla
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carmen Machi ... Mari
Leo Harlem Leo Harlem ... Anselmo
Carlos Santos ... Ricardo
Salva Reina Salva Reina ... Nino
Jon Plazaola ... Carlos
Boré Buika Boré Buika ... Benjamín
Arturo Valls Arturo Valls ... César
Antonio Pagudo ... Juandi
Jorge Asín Jorge Asín ... Paco
Macarena García ... Sole
Corina Randazzo Corina Randazzo ... Merche
Carmen Ruiz ... Milagros
Belén Cuesta ... Elisa
Goizalde Núñez Goizalde Núñez ... Carmen
Yolanda Ramos ... Visi
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Storyline

Villaviciosa de al Lado is a peaceful town stuck in time, living exclusively off the fame of a 200 year-old spa. City Halls' debts threatens to close the spa and ruin the town. Their salvation comes when Mayor Anselmo and the rest of Councilors, realise they won the Christmas Lottery. Happiness turns to horror when they discover the prize belongs to a serial number distributed by the towns' brothel. The wives become suspicious and husbands fear, after a TV interview with Mari, the brothels' owner, claims the men of the town have won the lottery. Wanting a way to claim the prize and save the town, without suffering the wrath of their respective women, Anselmo, Ricardo, César, Juandi and Paco hatch a plan, to steal the money from the brothel. Meanwhile, Mari tries to reconcile her stranded life and restore the memory of her deceased father, the former Mayor, fired after Mari was pregnant as a teenager. Written by Chockys

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town | brothel | mayor | spa | lottery | See All (44) »

Taglines:

Aquí va a pasar algo muy gordo [Here is going to happen something very mess]

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

2 December 2016 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A Stroke of Luck See more »

Filming Locations:

Graus, Huesca, Aragón, Spain See more »

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Budget:

EUR3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,730,040
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color
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Trivia

Julieta Serrano replaced Concha Velasco due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

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Features It Happened One Night (1934) See more »

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Me quedo contigo
Written by Crescencio Ramos Parada and Enrique Salazar Salazar
Performed by Maria Rodés (as María Rodés)
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This is hilarious!
28 April 2017 | by libra77018See all my reviews

There's been a long time since I laughed this loud with a comedy. I found it highly entertaining and I loved the characters. The plot seems light on the surface, but trying to get the money from the lottery tickets after the men bought them in the whorehouse proves to be a more difficult task than expected. Every character here has a reason and is perfect. I recommend this comedy.


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