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

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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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  »

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ESP 870,728,432 (Spain)
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Trivia

The pink Chanel dress that Rebecca (Victoria Abril) wears in a part of this film is the same one worn by La Agrado (Antonia San Juan) in "Todo Sobre Mi Madre". 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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References The Reckless Moment (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

Beyond My Control
Written by George Fenton
Editor original Warner Bros Music Corp. (Canciones del Munido, S.A.)
Por cortesia de Warner Bros Inc.
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Rare work, good style... the love of a mother, a transvestite and a murder
12 October 2006 | by (Colombia) – See all my reviews

This the only movie that I have seen of Almodovar.

It is not a work that makes me jump of emotion, but it is a good history about murder, hate and pardon.

Good performances and great music, but a little aggressive in some topics as the sex, but that doesn't remove a great roguery divided in each scene.

There is something that i love of this movie and it is the first Miguel Bose appearance singing a song in a club. I love that song! And believe me, I sing that song the whole time.

And there is another wonderful thing and is about the pardon between a mother and her daughter that had to live around an unconscious fight caused by a work.

At the end she reconciles with her and they finish the long discussion with two heels that go away framing a great shade in the sick women wall. The wall of the woman who forgives and is forgiven.


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