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1991 Spanish film by Vicente Aranda


Released 1991 (31 years, 6 months ago)

Director Vicente Aranda
Duration 103 minutes
Genre crime film
Composer José Nieto
Country of origin Spain
Screenwriter Vicente Aranda
Producer Televisión Española

About Lovers

Lovers, the 1991 film directed by Vicente Aranda, is a sensual and intense exploration of passion and jealousy. Set in 1950s Spain, the film follows the tumultuous relationship between Paco (Jorge Sanz) and Luisa (Maribel Verdú), two young lovers from different social classes. Their love affair is complicated by the presence of Luisa's wealthy and possessive husband, who will stop at nothing to keep her under his control.

Aranda's direction is masterful, creating a palpable tension that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. Sanz and Verdú deliver powerful performances, conveying the raw emotions of their characters with subtlety and nuance. The film's stunning cinematography and haunting score add to its overall impact, making it a must-see for fans of erotic dramas.

Lovers was a critical and commercial success upon its release, earning numerous awards and nominations, including a nomination for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. It has since become a cult classic, praised for its bold exploration of sexuality and its unflinching portrayal of the darker aspects of love.

Overall, Lovers is a captivating and unforgettable film that showcases the talents of its director and cast. Its themes of desire, jealousy, and obsession are timeless, making it a film that will continue to resonate with audiences for years to come.


- Ebert, R. (1992, May 29). Lovers.

- Holden, S. (1992, May 22). Review/Film; A Spanish Love Triangle, in All Its Heat and Anguish. The New York Times.

- Lovers (1991). IMDb.

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


99 years, 11 months, 22 days


52 years, 8 months, 20 days

Born first

14 July 1923

Born last

2 October 1970

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