Movies and TV shows set in catalonia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in catalonia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, touching and melancholic films and TV shows about / with family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, male nudity, mother son relationship, father son relationship, sex, friendship, youth and loneliness plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Spain, France, Italy and other countries.
catalonia movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as catalonia: Black Bread (2010), The Mosquito Net (2010), Spanish Affair 2 (2015), Birdsong (2008), I Love You, Stupid (2020), Summer 1993 (2017), A Thief's Daughter (2019), Unconscious (2004), Fiction (2006), Boy Missing (2016).

List of movies set in catalonia

Films to Keep You Awake: The Christmas Tale (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 71 min.
Story: In 1985, in a coastal town, the friends Koldo, Peti, Tito, Eugenio and Moni stumble with a woman dressed like Santa Claus trapped in a hole in the woods. While to boys go to the police station to ask for help, the others find a rope to take the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: zombie, police station, christmas, supernatural ability, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, isolation, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, hostages, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: catalonia, spain
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Black Bread (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the harsh post-war years' Catalan countryside, Andreu, a child that belongs to the losing side, finds the corpses of a man and his son in the forest. The authorities want his father to be made responsible of the deaths, but Andreu tries to ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: hate, post war, countryside, revenge, spanish civil war, coming of age, crimes, human nature, society, injustice, village, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain, europe, catalonia
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The Mosquito Net (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maria suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Luis, Maria's fifteen-year-old grandson, doesn't say very much either; he shuts himself off in his own silent world to escape his parent's marital crisis, spending time instead picking up ...
Style: serious, realistic, dark humor, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, alzheimer's disease, cat, mental illness, parents and children, family relations, family problems, estrangement, breakup, crumbling marriage, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, catalonia
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Spanish Affair 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Amaia after breaking up with Rafa, falls in love with a Catalonian. Koldo, her father, goes to Sevilla to persuade Rafa to go to Catalonia and take Amaia's heart back.
Plot: country, procession, fight
Place: basque country, catalonia
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Birdsong (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Three Wise Kings travel in search of the Messiah, with unexpected obstacles on the way.
Style: biblical, serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: miraculous event, journey, hopes, pregnancy, uninvited guest, family relations, religions or cults, life turned upside down, society, virgin mary, angel, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: catalonia
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I Love You, Stupid (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Marcos' life turns upside down after he loses the same day his girlfriend and his job. Marcos' life turns wild after to meet Raquel.
Plot: internet, dating, nudity (full frontal - brief), exhibitionist, playing pool, vulgar language, mentor, masturbation, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, abusive boss, ex classmate, barbershop ...
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona, catalonia
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Summer 1993 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, serious, based on true events
Plot: countryside, summer, death of mother, childhood, family, orphan, niece, cousin cousin relationship, little girl, childhood trauma, loss, farmhouse ...
Time: year 1993, 1990s, 90s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona spain, barcelona, catalonia
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A Thief's Daughter (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sara has been alone all her life. She’s 22, has a baby, and wants to form a normal family with her young brother and the father of her child. Her own father, Manuel, decides to come back into their lives after years of absence and his release from ...
Plot: bar, single mother, cooking, bathroom, gift, van, shower, car, restaurant, celebration, hearing aid, crying ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, catalonia
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Unconscious (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Freudian comedy set in Barcelona, 1913, that playfully questions sexual taboos through a Sherlock Holmes-style investigation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: sexual relations, couples, mystery, couple relations, crimes, opposites attract, romance, missing person, transvestism, hysteria, hypnosis, pregnancy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, catalonia, barcelona spain
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Fiction (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex, a shy and introverted, is a film director trying to finish writing his latest script. Decided to leave a few days of his wife and children to go to the Pyrenees and find there the peace and inspiration. In the town where he is met Monica, a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: introspection, creative block, love affair, midlife crisis, infidelity, road not taken, solitude, countryside, family relations, human nature, denial, mountain village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, catalonia
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Boy Missing (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Víctor is a child who is found casually roaming by a country road. His mother, Patricia, a well-known lawyer specialist in media trails, realizes about it and she goes to the hospital, where explains to the police that Víctor is deaf, and ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, disappearance, child, police, lawyer, deaf, pregnant woman, school, trial, blackmail, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, catalonia
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Uncertain Glory (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Front of Aragon, 1937. Lluís (Marcel Borràs), a young republican officer destined for a temporarily dormant position, meets an enigmatic widow of whom she falls in love, Carlana (Núria Prims), who manages to fool him to falsify a Document that ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, sincere
Plot: spanish civil war, european history, soldier, friendship, politics, wartime life, life is a bitch, love and romance, naked in public, man in underwear, butt naked, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: catalonia
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Susanna (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Before her brutal death, Susanna had been engaged to marry Moroccan immigrant Said. Before that, the confused recovering drug-addict had been involved with wine salesman Alex, an arrangement set up by her boss to repay a debt to him.
Style: erotic, sexy, multicultural, suspense
Plot: racism, social issues, pubic hair, xenophobia, racial discrimination, tradition versus modernity, sex in bed, jealousy, lolita, immigration, bare breasts, racial slur ...
Place: barcelona, catalonia, barcelona spain, morocco
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Hymn to Love (2009)
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Documentary in which nine gay couples of different ages talk about their lives, about the everyday joys and sorrows. Interviews not only in Italy but also in Paris, Berlin and Spain.
Plot: gay, college student, lesbian interest, gay parent, gay couple, mother daughter relationship, lesbian mother, gay marriage, children, little boy, gay interest, family relations ...
Place: spain, palermo italy, berlin germany, europe, paris france ...
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Searching for Love (2004)
Genre: Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ana married Felix, the leader of a rock band and son of a travel agent, she thought her life would be plenty of excitement and travels. Now, in her forties, she leads a monotonous life with her husband and her daughter, giving cooking lessons ...
Plot: film within a film, male nudity, rock band, dream, pubic hair, kitchen, dreaming, crisis
Place: barcelona spain, paris france, barcelona, catalonia
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Heroes Wanted (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Agents from diverse Spanish local police forces are called to form a special team.
Plot: prayer, flashback, watchtower, atomic bomb, grape, interrogation, explosion, homosexual, terrorist, gay, minister, bullet ...
Place: madrid, basque country, spain, andalusia, catalonia
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Letters from Alou (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of Africans clandestinely reaches the coast of southern Spain. Among them is Alou, a 28 years old Senegalese. As all his belongings are stolen while in Almería, he has no choice but to engage in street vending. His only pleasure are the ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: immigrants, racism, discrimination, culture clash, optimism, starting over, fish out of water, hopes, society, misfit, illegal immigration, racist insult ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, spain, catalonia, barcelona spain
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Phoenix 11·23 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the fall of 2004, Eric Bertrand, a 14 years , created a website inspired by "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" to defend the Catalan language. One night, thirty civil guards of anti-terrorist squad Madrid, burst into his home ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: false accusation, against the odds, fighting the system, rebellion, society, dishonesty, youth, teenage life, life turned upside down, injustice, computers and web, website ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, catalonia
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The War Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of Spanish refugees try to organize protests from France. Their network is under constant threat by the police and some of them have recently been arrested. The main character (played by Yves Montand) dedicated his whole life to the battle ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, stylized, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: idealism, one last job, one more chance, mission gone awry, coincidence, state affairs, new wave, political unrest, rebelliousness, haunted by the past, introspection, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: paris france, spain, europe, france, brussels belgium ...
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The Shanghai Spell (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fourteen year old lad discovers his first love at the point of his pencil whilst drawing the portrait of a sickly but coquettish fifteen year old girl. In the neighbourhood an old freedom-fighter pits himself against bad types, a pretty ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, undercover, teenage love, parents and children, teenage life, family relations, youth, romance, love and romance, crimes, village, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, barcelona, china, barcelona spain, catalonia
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Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
Style: philosophical, sexy, sexual, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, polyamory, self fulfillment, fall in love, seduction, sexuality, sexual attraction, artist, bohemian life, romance, sexual exploration, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, catalonia, barcelona spain ...
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The Tit and the Moon (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A child does not stand the idea of having a new brother and dreams about drinking milk from the breasts of his mother again. The child asks the moon to bring him a tit only for him.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, cabaret, performer's life, favoritism among siblings, family relations, couples, obsession, teenage life, sexual relations, love affair, wish come true, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, catalonia
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Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, adultery, murder, sexual relations, couple relations, scandal, socialite, love, crimes, family problems, crimes of passion ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, london, new york, england, usa ...
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The Sea Inside (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, sad, touching ...
Plot: disability, human spirit, lawyer, freedom, dignity, mercy killing, wheelchair, fighting the system, nursing, suicide, euthanasia, understanding ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, catalonia, galicia
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Butterfly (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the boy to different things in the world. While the story centres on Moncho's ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, touching, compassionate ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, spanish civil war, teacher, family relations, countryside, latin, civil war, fascism, patriotism, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: spain, europe, galicia, australia, america ...
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Nico and Dani (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, friendship, coming out, innocence lost, best friend, summer vacation, self discovery, teenage love, loss of virginity, teenage life, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain, catalonia ...
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The Devil's Backbone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, orphan, child abuse, republican, spanish civil war, danger, gold, boarding school life, boarding school, bully, orphanage, supernatural ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, catalonia, andalusia ...
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In This Tricky Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Cuba, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Montevideo, Uruguay. In this comedic drama, Elisa, 27, dreams of opening her own hairdressing salon in one of the rich districts of the Uruguayan capital. A bit of a rebel, one day Elisa moves out of her mother's house with her two children and ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, hopes, prostitute, fall in love, social decay, looking for love, dysfunctional family, love and romance, womanizer, life is a bitch, downfall, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, catalonia, barcelona spain ...
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Bruc, the Manhunt (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 1808. The Napoleonic Army suffers its first defeat at the hands of a single man: a drummer boy who used the Montserrat mountains to echo his drums and send the enemy troops into a panicked retreat. When the news reaches Napoleon, he furiously orders ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: manhunt, napoleonic wars, soldier, drummer, rebellion, adventure, on the run, vengeance, rebelliousness, folk hero, military, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: spain, europe, catalonia
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Dream and Silence (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Oriol and Yolanda live in Paris with their two daughters. During a vacation they suffer a car accident that will change their lives.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, family problems, introspection, memory loss, life turned upside down, accident, funeral, death, school teacher, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, catalonia
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