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Ramón Yarritu
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Alex Abadie (as Alex Angulo)
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Patricia Orujo (as Frederique Feder)
Juan Viadas ...
Juan Abadie
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José Óscar 'Manitas' Tellería
Saturnino García ...
César 'Quimicefa' Ravenstein (as Saturnino Garcia)
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El ominoso Orujo (as Fernando Guillen)
Jaime Blanch ...
El presentador loco
Ion Gabella ...
José 'Chepa' Montero (as Ion Gavella)
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Invitada de lujo (as Bibi Andersen)
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Invitada de lujo (as Rosi De Palma)
Enrique San Francisco ...
Luis María de Ostolaza - El novio ultrajado
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Kaufmann (as Feodor Atkine)
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García (as Felipe Velez)
Francisco Maestre ...
El abuelo (as Paco Maestre)
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In a future world ruled by good-looking people, a terrorist group of mutants led by Ramon Yarritu kidnap the daughter of Orujo, a rich businessman, to claim for the rights of the ugly people. Escaping from the police in their spaceship, Ramon try to kill his gang in order to get all the ransom. The trip ends abruptly when they crash in Axturiax, the planet of the crazy miners where no woman lives. Written by Kupotek

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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The film takes place in 2012. See more »

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Brilliant, if uneven.
24 July 2003 | by (Sunderland, England) – See all my reviews

After long being a fan of Day of the Beast and Perdita Durango, I managed to finally track this down in the bargain bin of a second-hand video shop, and I certainly wasn't disappointed by it. The first half, taking in spoof news programmes (similar to the mock psychic phone-in show in ...Beast), a phenomenally kitsch Almodovar-esque party scene, and large amounts of extreme violence, is brilliant. As always, beneath the violence, humour and genre-spoofery, de la Iglesia engages in a serious subtext of social criticism, in this case of beauty-led bourgeois culture.

Unfortunately, this serious side is abandoned in the second half, as is anything resembling a decent plot. However, right till its end the film remains hugely entertaining, if ramshackle in structure, and is crammed with eccentric and unusual touches and beautifully shot. Alex Angulo is as brilliant as always, and the film provides an interesting insight into the origins of its director's wonderful subsequent work.


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