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Esmeralda Comes by Night (1997)

De noche vienes, Esmeralda (original title)
Esmeralda is married with 5 husbands at the same time, so she has to explain to the judge why she has done this.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Claudio Obregón ...
Víctor Solorio
Martha Navarro ...
Antonio Crestani ...
Manuel García
Tito Vasconcelos ...
Yoga Instructor / Taxi Driver / Painter / Saleswoman / Mariachi / Hairdresser / Cyclist
Ernesto Laguardia ...
Pedro, accusing husband
Alberto Estrella ...
Jaime, Rocker Husband
Rossellini, tenor husband
Roberto Cobo ...
Don Virginio, poet husband
Humberto Pineda ...
Jorge Luis, gay husband
Álvaro Guerrero ...
Carlos, sixth groom
Ignacio Retes ...
Don Gregorio, Esmeralda's father
Arturo Villaseñor ...
Armando, Jorge Luis' lover
Ana Ofelia Murguía ...
Doña Beatriz, Jorge Luis' mother
Víctor Carpinteiro ...
Roque, a journalist


The story of Esmeralda (Rojo) a charming nurse accused of being an adulteress by Pedro (Laguardia), one of her five husbands. Always smiling, Esmeralda is lead to a police station, where judge Víctor Solorio (Obregón) interrogates her. The old angry man can't believe Esmeralda's claims of being in love with her five husbands. Written by Maximiliano Maza <mmaza@campus.mty.itesm.mx>

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Su delito no fué casarse 5 veces, sino estar casada con todos al mismo tiempo. See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

18 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Erhesai ti nyhta Esmeralda  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,104 (USA) (18 September 1998)


$15,591 (USA) (2 October 1998)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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References Singin' in the Rain (1952) See more »

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a surreal movie.
16 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a good comedy. However, it is surreal. It can never happen in real life. And the technique used in the movie is also surreal. Good thing about it is that it doesn't distract your attention. You won't have a hard time following through the story. Then it is just a comedy that you only want to watch it once.

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