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Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor. When Sylvia falls pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents. Jose Luis' mother is determined to break her son's engagement to a girl from a lower-class family, and hires Raul, a potential underwear model and would-be bullfighter to seduce Sylvia. Written by
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To be honest, I remember to have checked this movie during my college years as it was called "scandalous". But I left before its end as it seemed a bit too raw.
Today, Penélope fairy changes everything. It's funny to see that she didn't really change over the years and that she was as good in her first movie than actually. It's also funny to see how her path crossed her future husband. They were already one soul in "sin noticias de dios" and there, their first movie meeting makes good memories: running after a pig in the night!
Sure, it's always raw, messy and tidy and the movie is disrespectful of a lot of values: the love stories shuffle like a deck of cards, the beloved animals are ultimately eaten. But finally, the movie is totally mastered: there is a real story here as it pushes every character. In addition, the setting is interesting: Sure, it's Spain as they speak Spanish but we can't locate them as it's only a solitary house, next to a road in a desert landscape and a few interiors. It has the feeling of a Lynch movie all the more than it had strange dreams, bizarre shots of food, animals As it deals ultimately about the relationships between a rich and a poor family, food, love, sex, it's very basic, clear, and ultimately, i liked it.
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