'I Love You, Stupid' aka 'Te Quiero, Imbécil': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's Spanish rom-com

The movie stars 'Game of Thrones' actress Natalia Tena who is of Spanish descent and will be available for streaming in May


                            'I Love You, Stupid' aka 'Te Quiero, Imbécil': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's Spanish rom-com
Natalie Tena and Quim Gutiérrez (Netflix/Filmax International)
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A lot has happened since Valentine's Day this year and who doesn't wish they couldn't go back to simpler times? Perhaps Netflix's latest offering might help. 'I Love You, Stupid', alternatively titled 'Te Quiero, Imbécil', is a Spanish rom-com and stars Natalia Tena and Quim Gutiérrez.

Surprised with 'Game of Thrones' and 'Harry Potter' actress Tena's appearance in a Spanish romantic comedy? Tena may be British, but her parents are Spanish immigrants and Tena is fluent in Spanish. Read on to know more about the movie.

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Release date

The movie will be available to stream on Netflix on May 15.

Plot

When Marcos loses his job and his girlfriend on the same day, his life turns upside down — he is forced to go back to living with his parents despite being well into his thirties. In order to put himself back on the market and get up to date with the latest dating scene, his friend Diego sets him up on a series of blind dates.

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Each date is more disastrous than the last and Diego gets Marcos to resort to various methods to make him more attractive. This results in trips to the gym and a change in the way Marcos looks.

During this time, Marcos comes across Raquel, a childhood friend who used to be an "ugly duckling" and has now transformed -- she sports dyed hair, plays music with no shoes on and wears hippie style clothes. What happens when Marcos and Raquel realize' they might be perfect for each other?

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Cast

Quim Gutiérrez

Quim Gutierrez (Borja B Hojas/Getty Images)

Quim Gutiérrez is a Spanish actor best known for his roles in 'El accidente', 'El padre de Caín' and 'Dark Blue Almost Black'. He plays the role of Marcos.

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Natalia Tena

Natalia Tena (Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Natalia Tena is an English musician and actress best known for her roles in the 'Harry Potter' franchise, 'Game of Thrones' and 'Black Mirror'. She plays the role of Raquel.

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Alfonso Bassave

Alfonso Bassave (Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Alfonso Bassave is a Spanish actor best known for his roles in 'The Rendezvous', 'Love in Difficult Times' and 'Stockholm'. He plays the role of Diego.

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Ernesto Alterio

Ernesto Alterio (Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Ernesto Alterio is an Argentinian actor best known for his roles in 'Narcos: Mexico', 'Cable Girls' and 'The Other Side of the Bed'. He plays the role of an Argentinian self-help guru.

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The movie also stars Alba Ribas, Patricia Vico, Francesc Albiol, Núria Valls, David Lifschitz and Xavi Francés.

Director

Laura Mañá

Laura Mana (Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

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Laura Mañá is a Spanish actress and director best known for her work on 'Palabras encadenadas', 'Compassionate Sex' and 'La vida empieza hoy'. She directed 'I Love You, Stupid'.

Trailer

The trailer for 'I Love You, Stupid' can be seen here.

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