• As Luck Would Have It (2013)

As Luck Would Have It

Release Date: February 1st, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

After suffering a freak accident, an unemployed ad man (José Mota) hires an agent to help him turn his newfound fame into fortune, but his faithful wife (Salma Hayek) worries just how far he'll go to provide for his family.

Cast: José Mota, Salma Hayek, Manuel Tallafé, Blanca Portillo, Juan Luis Galiardo, Antonio Garrido, Fernando Tejero, Joaquín Climent

Director: Alex de la Iglesia

Genres: Comedy drama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Nick SchagerSlant Magazine

    Álex de la Iglesia's film hammers home the opinion that family is more important than celebrity or wealth. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    Iglesia's slick and frisky direction stirs up some hearty stock-character performances, stoking and stretching out the tension, but it all still feels like black comedy by the numbers. show more

  • 60
    Jonathan HollandVariety

    Though it slickly offers up drama, black comedy and enjoyable performances in due measure, the picture never develops much bite, though it does bare its fangs. show more

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