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Good Life (1996),The

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy, Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1996
Running time:107 minutes
Cast:Fernando Ramallo, Lucía Jiménez, Luis Cuenca, Isabel Otero, Joel Joan
Director:David Trueba
Writer:David Trueba

Description: Circumstances force an unexpected maturity onto 15-year-old Tristan (Fernando Ramallo), an only child who had already been trying quite hard to grow up by losing his virginity. He accomplishes this easily enough by arranging for a prostitute to visit his home while his parents are off on a trip. But the life lesson he learns is different from what he'd intended when he learns of his parents' death in an airplane crash. When he moves into his grandparent's home, changes schools and falls in love for the first time, he is no longer able to keep intact his earlier snobberies and childish self-importance. This Spanish-language film is set in the later period of Francisco Franco's rule ('60s and '70s) and features excellent performances by its young cast.~ Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide

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