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High Heels (1991)
"Tacones lejanos" (original title)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Miguel Bosé ...
Juez Domínguez / Hugo / Letal
Anna Lizaran ...
Margarita (as Ana Lizaran)
Mayrata O'Wisiedo ...
Madre del Juez Domínguez (as Mairata O'Wisiedo)
Cristina Marcos ...
Paula
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Manuel (as Feodor Atkine)
Pedro Díez del Corral ...
Alberto
Bibiana Fernández ...
Susana (as Bibi Andersen)
Nacho Martínez ...
Juan
Miriam Díaz-Aroca ...
Isabel
Lupe Barrado ...
Luisa
Juan José Otegui ...
Capellán Hospital (as Juan Jose Otegui)
Paula Soldevila ...
Enfermera Hospital
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A girl's mother returns after 15 years to find her daughter has married one of her (the mother's) old boyfriends. They try to mend their broken mother/daughter relationship and deal with their common lover. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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a mother, a daughter, a lover. relationships can be murder.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for a scene of strong sensuality, and for language | See all certifications »
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20 December 1991 (USA)  »

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High Heels  »

Box Office

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ESP 870,728,432 (Spain)
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Trivia

Antonio Banderas turned down the role of Juez Dominguez in order to appear in The Mambo Kings (1992). See more »

Quotes

Becky del Páramo: [during Interrogation] You don't kill a daughter's husband two days before your theatrical debut!
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Referenced in Pirated Copy (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Soleá
Written by Gil Evans
Performed by Miles Davis
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Not bad
23 May 2002 | by (Long Island, New York) – See all my reviews

In our Spanish Cinema class we have watched many Spanish movies. Most of these movies were boring and had horrible endings, but Tacones Lejanos wasn't bad. Pedro Almodovar is a good director and both High Heels and Women on the Board of a Nervous Breakdown held our class' interest, and did not disappoint us too badly with their endings.


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