Sobreviviré (English: I Will Survive) is a 1999 comedy-drama romantic comedy directed by Alfonso Albacete and David Menkes, starring Emma Suárez and Juan Diego Botto, playing a straight woman and a gay man who fall in love. The film and especially the soundtrack was very successful in Spain. Paz Vega has a small role as an airline hostess. Writer and co-script writer Lucía Etxebarría has a cameo as herself in a Chueca café.
Spanish film poster by Oscar Mariné
|Directed by||Alfonso Albacete|
|Written by||Alfonso Albacete|
Juan Diego Botto
|Music by||Paco Ortega|
Marga (Emma Suárez), a pregnant and widowed woman, is going through a streak of bad luck. Via her friendship with Rosa (Marta Ibarra), she begins to rebuild her confidence, but faces difficulties. After beginning a relationship with Iñaqui (Juan Diego Botto), an attractive gay sculptor who is ten years younger than her, her life begins to improve. Initially friends, they develop a sexual relationship, something they both thought impossible because Iñaqui is gay.
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