The history of the College teacher David book chat and the chaste young Cuban Consuela Castillo, whom he met in new York. He — a lonely playboy, literally taken over the slogans sexual revolution, leaving his wife and children in return for sexual carelessness. She is the only daughter of a Catholic family of Cuban immigrants. And the apparent gap between them becomes a breeding ground for searing novel threw the book chat from a crazy irresponsible ties into the vortex of suffering love and jealousy.

  • Isabel Coixet

Release Date: 2008-04-18
IMDb icon 6.7/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English | Spanish
  • Budget: $13,000,000
  • Revenue: Cumulative Worldwide $14,894,347
Dominique Igenia
04 April 2014 | 01:01

"I really missed places we not have been"

The emotional poetry of the film Director Isabel Coixet.

Sentimental love story of two lonely people of the completely different worlds: charismatic men — aesthete, used to be in the spotlight, and a modest, well-mannered young girl.

The movie makes you think about what the contents of the book of human life really matters. Do so many desired personal Freedom can make it existence is filled with happiness? Not whether this freedom is a cover for Loneliness?

Free bird David the book chat was always time to think about family values, sincerity and time, relentlessly rushing forward. Its main fear — get in dependency someone can lose the notorious Freedom: freedom from obligations, from devotion, from liability... All changed when in his life appeared young student Consuela.

"I slept through the whole life" — disappointed to notice an old friend is book chat.

Waking up OTO sleep, experienced Lovelace kepes learning to see shell of the dazzling beauty of the richness of the inner content. So it important the picture is to love with all your heart?

Throughout the tape there is a feeling its trembling touch of melancholy. The film is too similar to life.

The idea of this cinematic works: appreciate the time you have not miss destiny; the most valuable it is very fragile, and above error no.

Music of the film is harmoniously woven into the atmosphere of the story. Very decent acting roles. Talent gorgeous actress Penelope Cruz is undeniable. Fans of emotional, spiritual cinema, suggestive some personal reflections, the film definitely recommend.

8 from 10

Hatti Mandel
19 October 2014 | 03:08

Amazing film. Real drama with beautiful music, beautiful imagery, great dialogue and deep meaning. All these components are literally forced to feel every emotion of the actors and involve in the story unfolding on the screen.

Mature male, David, sincerely falls in love with a young girl. Their parts 30 years, but brings together real love. All thinking more about the future, about what these are relations with a wild gap in the age decides shut from the love life — Consuela, so she was able to find happiness and place in life. Conceived could not just not on the first attempt. But for Consuela day, the main character is not just comes to her party, which is all his family. He doesn't want to seem ridiculous in the eyes of her family and friends and also his own opinion, Consuelo ahead of all the best it's only a matter of time before it will take another, younger man.

But all the best occurs in this moment, in this moment, in this very second. From the whole soul wanting your significant other all the best, David calculated so as decision mind, not hearts.

The film shows how important it is to appreciate your loved ones in the moment. if you release your dear people before the time of your life then harder to part with them forever...

8 from 10

Callie Verine
02 September 2008 | 09:55

Today with views. The film is light and it also easy philosophy slips through the whole movie.

The final scene is not important, the essence of the love between the two generations of different ages. He within 60, she not more than 30. Like b love and all happiness is true but there that He suffers for the of jealousy, she does everything to be together. He former Casanova, you see a lot of women and well versed in them and she's beautiful, intelligent, but not able to find happiness and true love... At his son, as I left many years ago with her mother. And it very strong family.

Perfectly performed the role of Ben Kingsley, around whom and written story... a Sad story that permeates the entire film, a True Elegy...

8 from 10

How much has Elegy made?
Commercial tv-show fees worldwide today are Cumulative Worldwide $14,894,347.
How much did it cost to make Elegy?
According to various sources, the cost of producing the tv-show was at least $13,000,000.
Who is the director of the movie Elegy?
This tv-show was directed by Isabel Coixet.
What is the genre of Elegy?
The tv-show belongs to the genres of Drama, Romance.
Who starred in Elegy?
Many famous actors starred in this tv-show, here are the names of the most famous: Penélope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, Dennis Hopper, Patricia Clarkson, Peter Sarsgaard.
What is Elegy IMDB Ranking?
At the moment, the rating is 6.7.
When was Elegy released?
The start date for this tv-show on USA TV is 2008-04-18.