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Kika (1993)

Unrated  |   |  Comedy  |  6 May 1994 (USA)
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Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kika (as Veronica Forque)
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Nicholas
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Andrea Caracortada
Àlex Casanovas ...
Ramón (as Alex Casanova)
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Juana (as Rossy De Palma)
Santiago Lajusticia ...
Pablo
Anabel Alonso ...
Amparo
Bibiana Fernández ...
Susana (as Bibí Andersen)
Jesús Bonilla ...
Policía (as Jesus Bonilla)
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Policía
Manuel Bandera ...
Chico Carretera
Charo López ...
Rafaela (as Charo Lopez)
Francisca Caballero ...
Doña Paquita
Mónica Bardem ...
Paca (as Monica Bardem)
Joaquín Climent ...
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Storyline

Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and she then moves in with him. They might live happily ever after but first they have to cope with Kika's affair with Nicolas, the suspicious death of Ramon's mother and the intrusive gaze of tabloid-TV star and Ramon's ex-psychologist Andrea Scarface. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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Comedy

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Release Date:

6 May 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Кика  »

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$2,093,370 (USA)
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Color:

(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

María Barranco was originally signed to play the role of Kika, but had to drop out due to her pregnancy. See more »

Connections

References Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

Danza Española Número 5
Composed by Enric Granados
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Directed by Ataúlfo Argenta
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Kind of cute
3 August 1999 | by (Big D) – See all my reviews

Over all, I liked this film (especially Alex Casanovas....mmmmm....). Veronica Forque is a unique actress, and I found her unusualness to be refreshing. This movie has Almodovar's typical outrageous characters, but I thought things got a little out of control in the last 15 to 20 minutes, what with the sudden violence. The only other possible misfire in this movie in my humble opinion was the escaped-con ex-porno actor and brother of Rossy de Palma's character, in the rape scene, which was a bit much. Like the last portion of the film, it felt out of sync.


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