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Cast

Complete credited cast:
José Luis López Vázquez ...
Adela Castro Molina / Juan
Julieta Serrano ...
Isabelita
Antonio Ferrandis ...
Santiago
Enrique Ávila ...
Padre José María (as Enrique Avila)
Lola Gaos ...
Tía Chus
Chus Lampreave ...
Sobrina de Chus
Cristina Suriani ...
1ª Hija de Santiago
Ana Suriani ...
2ª Hija de Santiago
Manolo Otero ...
Novio de Isabelita
Lola Gálvez ...
Cliente de la cafetería
María de la Riva ...
Amiga de Adela
Luis Barbero
Avelino Cánovas ...
Empleado del banco
Mónica Randall ...
Feli
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Storyline

A woman living in a small town discovers after fifty years that she is actually a man. Will she change her sex and suffer the reaction of a narrow-minded society ? Written by Miguel A. Andrade <andrade@gredos.cnb.uam.es>

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transsexual | sex change | See All (2) »

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Romance | Drama

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Release Date:

17 February 1972 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

My Dearest Senorita  »

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ESP 78,243,816 (Spain)
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Quotes

Adela Castro Molina: No one has ever loved me...
Santiago: Because men are idiots, Adela!
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Connections

Referenced in Operación Mantis (El exterminio del macho) (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Tristeza
from "Studio N. 3"
Composed by Frédéric Chopin (as Chopin)
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"Mi querida señorita" in my mind.
1 December 2007 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

I saw "Mi querida señorita" many years ago in Chicago, in a Spanish Films Festival. I was overwhelmed by this jewel of a film. At the time it was quite daring and José Luis López Vázquez an incredible actor. Although he was (and is, I hope) a very popular actor in Spain, I couldn't believe the amount of work he has done: 255 films!! I wish I could have a copy of this film, since after so many years after watching it, I keep it in my mind as one of my favorite movies of all times. It also opened the Spanish cinema doors to me, since at that time it was quite difficult in the USA to be able to see foreign movies. Since then I consider the Spanish film-making among the best and finest in the world.


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