Solas (Alone)
Solas (Alone) (2000)

Maria (Ana Fernandez), whose parents live in the country, cannot stand her father's authoritarian ways and moves to the city. She finds a job as a cleaner and tries to survive in a wretched apartment in the shabby part of a big city.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 12, 2003
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

accurately illustrates the closely-knit bonds between mothers and daughters in dysfunctional situations

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Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

A wonderful film and one that shows just how much growing up US cinema has left to do.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

A powerful film in its depiction of love, loneliness, despair and redemption.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

It would have been better released in the United States under its translated title, Alone, which perfectly captures the message and the mood of this slender but touching tale.

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David Bezanson
Filmcritic.com

Though not much fun to watch, Solas is an effective and believable portrayal of individuals struggling against the endemic poverty of Spain.

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Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

Zambrano's visual style is an exquisite expression of his characters' desolation.

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Nice movie. I have to say, I found this very touching for most of the film. The ending, however, just seemed sudden...one of those that just makes it feel like… More
familiar stranger
Nice little movie about relationships. It depicts how an old woman from the village fits herself for her short stay in the city at her daughter's house,… More
Daisy Maduro
Solas was a beautiful movie showing some mixed affairs between these dysfunctional families.It started very slow in the beginning but progressed very moving and… More