The Red Squirrel (1993)

The Red Squirrel (1993)





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When he sees a motorcycle go over the side of the boardwalk at San Sebastian, crashing onto the beach, Jota goes to see what happened. He discovers that the vehicle was being driven by an attractive young woman. He calls an ambulance and gets onto it with her. When the emergency medical staff discover that she has amnesia, Jota takes advantage of the situation to claim that she's been living with him for the past few years. After she gets out of the hospital, the young woman accompanies him to a camping resort called "The Red Squirrel," and they have a number of adventures involving her obnoxious husband, who has been looking for her, and an equally obnoxious campsite neighbor.
Art House & International , Drama
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Sogetel S.A.


Elena Irureta
as Begona
Ana García
as Psychiatrist
Cristina Marcos
as Blue-Haired Girl
Mónica Molina
as Redhead Girl
Ana Gracia
as Psychiatrist
Ane Sanchez
as Cristina
Eneko Irizar
as Alberto
Maite Yerro
as Nicola
Txema Blasco
as Chief of Neurology
Chete Lera
as Salvador
Gustavo Salmerón
as Luis Alfonso
Roberto Cairo
as Michel
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Critic Reviews for The Red Squirrel

All Critics (3)

The storyline is awkward, melodramatic and incredulous...

Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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November 21, 2003
Shadows on the Wall

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July 26, 2002
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Audience Reviews for The Red Squirrel


A man is about to commit suicide when a beautiful young woman on a motorcycle crashes nearby; she has amnesia, and he tricks her into believing he's her boyfriend. An overlooked but haunting Spanish psychological thriller, full of odd and obscure portents and distant echoes of VERTIGO.

Greg S
Greg S

Super Reviewer

Not a convincing film. The basic story is lifted from other, better films (such as Overboard). The director confuses the line between lies and truth. The characters come across as being morally weak.

Deneb Kaitos
Deneb Kaitos

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