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Las edades de Lulú (1990)

The story of a young woman's descent into the kinky and dangerous sexual underground in Madrid.

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Óscar Ladoire ...
Pablo (as Oscar Ladoire)
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Ely
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Marcelo
Rosana Pastor ...
Chelo
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Juan Graell ...
Remy
Rodrigo Valverde ...
Pablito
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Encarna
Marta May ...
Madre de Lulú
Gloria Rodriquez ...
Cristina (as Gloria Rodríguez)
Àngel Jové ...
Alicantino (as Angel Jové)
Ainara Pérez ...
Lulú niña
Juan Sala ...
Padre de Lulú
Pepa Serrano ...
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In Madrid, teenager Lulu has a crush on Pablo, who is the best friend of her brother Marcelo. One day, they go together to a concert and Lulu loses her virginity to Pablo. However, he travels to the United States and Lulu misses him. When he returns, they meet each other and Pablo proposes to Lulu Soon they befriend Ely and play sexual games with her. Later they have a daughter, Ines. One day, after a party, Pablo blindfolds Lulu and proposes a threesome; when Lulu discovers that she had an incestuous relation with Marcelo, she leaves Pablo to live with Ines in an apartment. Lulu feels bored and soon she is addicted in kinky and bizarre sex with gays in the underground of Madrid. Her erotic journey descends to hell when she meets the dangerous Remy that invites her to the world of sadomasochism. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Ángela Molina pulled out just 10 days before the filming started. She and her sister Mónica Molina were going to play Lulú in her different life stages. See more »

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Lulú: I never meant to get into incest.
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The Erotic and Dramatic Journey of a Spanish Woman to the Underworld of the Bizarre Sex in Madrid
15 October 2012 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Madrid, the teenager Lulu (Francesca Neri) has a crush on Pablo (Oscar Ladoire), who is the best friend of her brother Marcelo (Fernando Guillén Cuervo). One day, they go together to a concert and Lulu loses her virginity with Pablo. However, he travels to the United States and Lulu misses him.

When he returns, they meet each other and Pablo proposes Lulu to marry him. Soon they befriend the travesty Ely (María Barranco) and play sexual games with her. Later they have a daughter, Ines.

One day, after a party, Pablo blindfolds Lulu and proposes a threesome; when Lulu discovers that she had an incestuous relation with Marcelo, she leaves Pablo to live with Ines in an apartment. Lulu feels bored and soon she is addicted in kinky and bizarre sex with gays in the underground of Madrid. Her erotic journey descends to hell when she meets the dangerous Remy (Juan Graell) that invites her to the world of sadomasochism.

"Las Edades de Lulú" is a film by Bigas Luna immediately after the cult "Angustia" that discloses the erotic and dramatic journey of a Spanish woman to the underworld of the bizarre sex in Madrid. I saw this movie for the first time in the early 90's (last time was on 29 Aug 1999 on VHS), and today I have just seen it again on DVD and this film has not aged.

Francesca Neri is very beautiful and sexy and I did not recall that "Las Edades de Lulú" is the debut of Javier Bardem in a feature. I would like to highlight that this movie is sexually violent and perverted reaching the boundary with pornography and is only recommended for very specific audiences. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "As Idades de Lulu" ("The Ages of Lulu")


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