Little Ashes

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About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.

Release Year: 2008

Rating: 6.2/10 (4,368 voted)

Critic's Score: 41/100

Paul Morrison

Stars: Robert Pattinson, Javier Beltrán, Matthew McNulty

In 1922, Madrid is wavering on the edge of change as traditional values are challenged by the dangerous new influences of Jazz, Freud and the avant-garde. Salvador Dali arrives at the university; 18 years old and determined to become a great artist. His bizarre blend of shyness and rampant exhibitionism attracts the attention of two of the university's social elite – Federico Garcia Lorca and Luis Bunel. Salvador is absorbed into their youthfully decadent group and for a time Salvador, Luis and Federico become a formidable trio, the most ultra-modern group in Madrid. However as time passes, Salvador feels and increasingly strong pull towards the charismatic Federico – who is himself oblivious of the attentions he is getting from his beautiful writer friend, Magdalena. In the face of his friends' preoccupations – and Federico's growing renown as a poet – Luis sets off for Paris in search of his own artistic success…


Javier Beltrán

Federico García Lorca

Robert Pattinson

Salvador Dalí

Matthew McNulty

Luis Buñuel

Marina Gatell


Bruno Oro


Esther Nubiola


Marc Pujol


Arly Jover


Simón Andreu

Fernando de Valle

Vicky Peña

Tía de Magdalena

Rubén Arroyo


Diana Gómez

Ana María

Pep Sais

Profesor de Arte

Joan Picó

Joven Oficial

Ferran Audí

Guardia 1

Love. Art. Betrayal.


Official Website:
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Release Date: 8 May 2009

Filming Locations: Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain

Box Office Details

Budget: €2,500,000


Opening Weekend: $73,394
(10 May 2009)
(12 Screens)

Gross: $480,339
(27 September 2009)


[first lines]

Federico García Lorca:
[whispering voiceover]
Dry land, quiet land of immense night. Wind in the olive grove. Wind in the sierra.
[overlapping dialogue]

User Review

The critics are WRONG!

Rating: 9/10

Don't always believe what the critics say. I have no explanation as to
why some critics gave Little Ashes bad reviews other than it just
wasn't your typical movie and they couldn't understand that.

This movie tells a beautiful and fascinating story (read the synopsis
beforehand it helps).

The acting is excellent.

The accents sound/are authentic (when Dali sounds American or French
that is done intentionally from what i hear.) oh, and it's an
INDEPENDENT FILM! aka it's not necessarily going to be like every other
dramatic film out there.

Go into it with an OPEN MIND. If you enjoy the previews you will
probably enjoy the movie.

Go see it and form your own opinion. This movie is great but it isn't
for everyone.