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Jamón Jamón
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Release Date:
February 1994 (USA) See more »
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A dish of a woman See more »
Plot:
Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
6 wins & 11 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(20 articles)
Cambridge Film Festival unveils line-up
 (From ScreenDaily. 21 August 2013, 7:03 AM, PDT)

‘The Brats’ Charms International Distribs
 (From Variety - Film News. 19 June 2013, 8:40 AM, PDT)

Spanish Director Bigas Luna Dies at 67
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 8 April 2013, 8:08 AM, PDT)

User Reviews:
Brilliantly funny but not to everyone's taste See more (36 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Stefania Sandrelli ... Propietaria fabrica ropa

Anna Galiena ... Prostituta
Juan Diego ... El padre

Penélope Cruz ... Silvia

Javier Bardem ... Raul

Jordi Mollà ... El novio de Silvia (as Jordi Molla)
Tomás Martín ... Amigo Raúl (as Tomás Penco)

Armando del Río ... Amigo José Luis
Diana Sassen ... Amiga Silvia
Chema Mazo ... Padre de Silvia
Isabel de Castro Oros ... Hermana Silvia
Nazaret Callao ... Hermana Silvia
Marianne Hermitte ... La chica del perro en el puticlub
Nadia Godoy ... La que canta en el puticlub
María Reniu ... Chica en puticlub
Susana Koska ... Amiga discoteca
Miquel García Borda ... Amigo discoteca (as Miguel García)
Roberto Bermejo ... Torero
Guaca López de la Sierra ... Loro puticlub
Lira Herce De Bigas ... Perrita puticlub

Directed by
Bigas Luna 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Cuca Canals 
Bigas Luna 
Quim Monzó  dialogue

Produced by
Andrés Vicente Gómez .... producer
Manuel Lombardero .... associate producer
Pepo Sol .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Nicola Piovani 
 
Cinematography by
José Luis Alcaine 
 
Film Editing by
Teresa Font 
 
Casting by
Consol Tura 
 
Production Design by
Gloria Martí-Palanqués 
Pep Oliver  (as Pep Olive)
 
Art Direction by
Noemí Campano 
Chu Uroz 
 
Set Decoration by
Julio Esteban 
Pedro Gaspar 
 
Costume Design by
Neus Olivella 
 
Makeup Department
Betty De Villanueva .... makeup artist
Marcel .... assistant makeup artist
Satur Merino .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Ricardo Albarrán .... production manager
Antonio Arregui .... production manager
Beatriz Becerra .... assistant production manager
Mariví de Villanueva .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Pau De La Sierra .... trainee assistant director
Eusebio Graciani .... second assistant director
Manuel Lombardero .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Cuca Canals .... graphic designer
Álvaro Cárpena .... props
Pepino García .... graphic designer
Pedro Gaspar .... assistant production designer
Héctor Gil .... property master
Gloria Martí .... assistant set decorator
Jonatan Monells .... graphic designer
Pep Oliver .... set designer (as Pep Olive)
 
Sound Department
Giorgio Agazzi .... sound engineer
Ricard Casals .... sound re-recording mixer
J.A. Castro .... boom operator
Luis Castro .... sound effects
Bela María da Costa .... sound mixer
Jaume Meléndez .... sound mixer
Francisco Peramos .... sound recordist
Miguel Rejas .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Reyes Abades .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joana Boyer .... still photographer
Carlos Cabeceran .... Steadicam operator
Alfredo Díaz .... key grip
Josep Gabarrós .... electrician
Pablo León .... electrician
Julio Madurga .... camera operator
Berta Marsé .... first assistant camera
Andrés Moral .... electrician
Miguel Ángel Muñoz .... second assistant camera
Ramón Perdiguero .... camera operator
Apolinar Ramiro .... gaffer
Leopoldo Villaseñor .... second assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Jordi Ballo .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
María Humet .... assistant costume designer
Belen Lemaitre .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Neville Brody .... negative cutter
Alejandro Lázaro .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Nicola Piovani .... conductor
 
Transportation Department
José Manuel Campos .... transportation
 
Other crew
Susana Cuñado .... production staff
Ana Escada .... production staff
Lucía Esteban .... production accountant
Esther García .... production secretary
Marco Gómez .... production staff
Concha V. Miranda .... location manager
Cecilia Molina .... script supervisor
Pepe Pleguezuelos .... title designer
Pilar Ruiz .... stage manager
Lola Serrano .... unit publicist
 
Thanks
Mauro Endara .... thanks
Nadia Godoy .... thanks
A. Carlos Jocafi .... thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Jamón Jamón" - Spain (original title)
"A Tale of Ham and Passion" - USA (video title)
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Runtime:
95 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
First part of Bigas Luna's "Iberian Trilogy" also including Huevos de oro and La teta y la lunaSee more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Carmen (2011/II) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
EL PERFUME DEL AJOSee more »

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38 out of 52 people found the following review useful.
Brilliantly funny but not to everyone's taste, 1 February 2003
Author: gelobter from Milan

I wouldn't recommend Jamon Jamon to everyone I know, because the humour and the plot are idiosyncratic, to say the least. I regarded this films as a massive, but not at all serious, send-up of machismo and how it interacts with greed and lust. Above all, it is meant to make you laugh, rather than portray some profound message about the human condition. For example, although I can't speak for the Director, I suspect that the naked bullfight scene was simply meant to be absurd and, hence, to make you laugh. Anyone who thinks it is pretentious has simply missed the point and is pretentious himself because he is reading things into the scene which are non-existent. Not everyone will find a scene like that funny but I personally was in stitches, as I was during the parrot scene, the ham fight scene and many other eminently unforgettable scenes. What I can't say in all honesty is that everybody else in the auditorium found it quite as funny as I did.

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