La comunidad

The fifth feature of noted Spanish filmmaker Alex de la Iglesia, La Comunidad (Common Wealth in the english version), is a frenetic black comedy from 2000 set in a decrepit old house in the center of Madrid. One of the house’s new residents is Julia Garcia (Carmen Maura, whose performance won her a best actress award at the 2000 San Sebastian Film Festival),¬†discovers a fortune in the apartment of a dead man. Unfortunately, a group of neighbours have been waiting for the man to die so that they can seize the money for themselves.

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