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Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (1980)

Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón (original title)
Pepi is raped by the policeman who catches her growing marijuana in her apartment. She seeks revenge by getting his masochist wife to leave him.

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Pepi
Félix Rotaeta ...
El policía / Su hermano gemelo
Alaska ...
Bom
Eva Siva ...
Luci (Luciana)
Concha Grégori ...
Charito, la vecina de Luci
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La chica que es modelo y cantante pero no una puta (as Kiti Manver)
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Chica del anuncio 'Bragas Ponte'
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Mujer vestida como Escarlata O'Hara
Cristina Sánchez Pascual ...
Mujer barbuda
José Luis Aguirre
Carlos Tristancho ...
Toni
Eusebio Lázaro ...
Representante
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Roxy
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Nuria (as Assumpta Rodes)
Blanca Sánchez
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Almodovar's first film of life in Madrid during the punk era and not one for the squeamish. He covers everything from drugs and sexual violence, to female masochism. Written by Stuart Jackson <sjackson@yarrow.wt.com.au>

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Regarding 'Bragas Ponte': Bragas is the Spanish word for panties. See more »

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Unusual stuff - Loads of Energy
25 April 2002 | by (Paris, Fr) – See all my reviews

All the energy put in Pepi... is enough to go and see it. That a young director show so much enthusiasm is a litmus test to see if he really loves his story, his actors... and the medium, cinema at large. Far from all those neurotic self-centered so-called authors who will only deal with their obsessions through intimate and intricate tales.

Sure, Almodovar gives so much in the first half (i.e. till Luci leaves her home) that the following is not so surprising and exciting. But he learnt later to build up his stories mastering pace all along. As for then he steps out from underground flicks yet displaying great skills.

He will be back.


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