Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner ... See full summary »

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Juantxo
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Konradín
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Pako
Manuel Manquiña ...
Pazos
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Fátima do Espíritu Santo
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Villambrosa
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Aurora
Luis Cuenca ...
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La Herme
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Serafín
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Vanessa
Raquel Meroño ...
Araceli
Fernando Sansegundo ...
Touriño
Aitor Mazo ...
Pintinho
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Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner Villambrosa finds the ring. Meanwhile Villambrosa's rival gangster Souza sends "femme fatale" Fatima to check things out. Juantxo and his friends are trying to get the ring back and in the process get involved in the war between gangs.. Written by Anonymous

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Airbag - Jetzt knallt's richtig!  »

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Javier Bardem was considered for the role of Pako, but was committed to Perdita Durango (1997) for the same dates. He eventually ended up making a cameo appearance as the star of a soap opera shown on a TV set. Viggo Mortensen was also considered for Pako, but his Argentinean accent was deemed not suitable for a character who had to sound genuinely Spanish. See more »

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Candidato Paiño: [while being arrested for pederasty] All this is a lie, it's clearly a complot, they set me up, man. How could I know that girl was 10 years old? Blame it on their parents! They dress them as whores!
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sex, drugs and levitations
8 April 1999 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This film hits the unsuspecting viewer like a ton of Spanish tiles. The story line is fairly simple (boy-meets-girl-boy-is-about-to-marry-girl-boy-and-his-friends-have-a stag party-boy-loses-engagement ring-up-a-hooker's-XXX-boy-has-to-get-the-ring-back).The film races on at incredible speed through the northern Spanish countryside and there´s a great mix up with drugs and prostitutes and machine gun toting bad guys. The film has some things speaking for it. There are some truly memorable comic scenes. The "Russian Tortilla" scene, for example, is fabulous. There are also some funny cameos, some appear only for a minute and Rossy de Palma appears only on a photo. However, the film tends to sag a bit at the end. It's a film to see after having a couple of beers.


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