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 ...
Souza
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La Herme
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Serafín
Albert Pla ...
Sacerdote
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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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Pazos: Villambrosa, who is a gentelman, told me that we must solve the question with pacifism. So A, the same as I say to yo one thing I say the another one. And B... beware because it will come to you C.
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Laughther over four wheels
4 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

Well, this is a fast crazy road trip movie with lot of funny situations and with a bunch of very hilarious characters. Everything starts with the wedding preparatives of a wealthy vasconian couple from northern Spain. The father of the man, who gambles his life on a poisoned omelette "roulette", to get the money to keep his honor in front of his haughty ex-wife and relatives. The four guys who decide to have their bachelor's party on a whorehouse where the engage ring disappears under suspictious circumstances, after a crazy night of delirious party with a beautiful cuban dancer.

This is the starting point of a hunting of the four guys after the ring, a "fraternity" that steals a test Volvo from the garage and runs after the mob's goodfather who found the ring, all over the northern coast of Spain towards Galicia.

Taken by the gangsters as drug dealers, pursued by the Guardia Civil and the mob, everything that you can imagine is far from the stupid things that may happen to these guys.

It was a great hit in Spain, and lots of funny words and phrases perdured in the joke slang of many spaniards.

Favourite characters: Pazos: The mob's lieutenant who's cell phone call to his wife made hundreds to jump out their seats in laughter: "Qué pofesioná" Bachelor's father: Famous Spanish chef takes the role of authentic vasconian who's love for good food and red wine is only comparable with his gamble addiction to "Pelota Vasca". His speech in the pre-wedding dinner is great: "... Here my son, a lawyer, just finished college at 30 years old ..." ... "Con dos cojones !!" :-D


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