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The Exquisite Cadaver (1969)

Las crueles (original title)
A woman torments the man who murdered her lesbian lover.

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Lucia Fonte
Carlos Estrada ...
Editor
Teresa Gimpera ...
Esposa del editor
Judy Matheson ...
Esther
Eduardo Doménech ...
Chófer
José María Blanco ...
Escritor
Santiago Satorre ...
Niño
Joaquín Vilar ...
Niño
Manuel Bronchud ...
Vecino
Víctor Israel ...
Portero
Miguel Muniesa ...
Empleado Correos
Luis Ciges ...
Funcionario
Luis Induni ...
Comisario
Francisco Jarque ...
Detective
Ignacio B. Malacilla ...
Camarero
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A woman torments the man who murdered her lesbian lover.

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1.85 : 1
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amazing scene involving a fridge
24 May 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A real surprise, this Vincent Aranda movie that plays more like a French movie. Uneasy narrative flow, many arty moments, different versions of the story unfold and reality not always something certain and a surreal edge. Indeed the main guy in this reminded me of Gaston Modot who starred in L'Age D'Or - he seemed to hold his jaw the same way and move with that slightly awkward motion akin to a lurch. Everyone performs well and helps this sometimes demanding movie always compelling and memorable. The English actress, Judy Matherson is excellent as the mysterious girl with a death wish who only appears in flashbacks. Strange to think that the same year she made this she also appeared in an episode of Coronation Street. Indeed after this and a few Hammer movies she returned to TV. Aranda made the equally compelling, Blood Spattered Bride after this and I recall that too having a similar dream like quality. There is an amazing scene involving a fridge but as I've resisted this long, I won't give it away now.


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