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The Bobo (1967)

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Unsuccessful singing bullfighter Juan arrives in Barcelona to try his luck in a big town. He finally persuades a devious local impresario to book him, but only on the condition that Juan ... See full summary »

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Unsuccessful singing bullfighter Juan arrives in Barcelona to try his luck in a big town. He finally persuades a devious local impresario to book him, but only on the condition that Juan first manages to spend an evening with Olimpia, a "shrewd merciless beauty" who seems effortlessly to collect apartments and Maserati sports cars while leaving a trail of broken hearts behind her. Juan approaches the challenge by pretending to her he is an emissary for a rich count. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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The Bobo is that cunning matador who flees from the bulls so that he may chase the chicks!

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15 September 1967 (Finland)  »

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Perhaps as an in-joke, Peter Sellers is whistling the theme to 'A Man and a Woman' to himself in one scene - the tune is written by Francis Lai, who composed this movie's score. See more »

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Referenced in The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004) See more »

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The Girl from Barcelona
By George Martin and Herbert Kretzmer
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It was painfully obvious!
25 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There isn't much about the movie other than it was pretty much sub-par for Mr. Sellers. However what I did find interesting was the Spanish dance sequence in the middle of the movie. I don't know who the dancer was, but obviously one of great talent. As far as I'm concerned it was the only thing worth watching in the whole movie but it was bad for the movie itself. This exceptional dancer filmed in such artistic form was absolutely thick with raw sensual energy and when they cut away from her to the two Bobo's the movie's lack of substance was painfully obvious. From that point on Sellers and Ekland seem shallow and amateurish.


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