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Sex, Shame & Tears (1999)
"Sexo, pudor y lágrimas" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  18 June 1999 (Mexico)
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This comedic drama features two young couples, and another couple of old friends who reenter the two couples lives. The story takes place mostly in two apartments across the street from each other in Mexico City at the end of the millenium. Intellectual Carlos is not offering as much love as wife Ana needs. Tomas, a world-traveling friend of the couple reappears after many years abroad. Across the street, womanizing executive Miguel and suffering wife Andrea are joined by visiting friend Maria. The presence of guests Tomas and Maria triggers lust, rejection, infidelities, reconciliation and other consequences of suppressed love and marital relations, among the six friends-three guys and three girls. Written by ElianaG

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Shares two actors that later portrayed Cuban leader Fidel Castro in two different films: Víctor Huggo Martin in Fidel (2002) and Demian Bichir in Che: Part One (2008) and Che: Part Two (2008). See more »

Quotes

María: Men look for a woman that is a lady at he table and a slut in bed.
Ana: Well, I've always been a lady in bed and a slut at the table.
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Spoofs The Full Monty (1997) See more »

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Sexo, Pudor y Lágrimas
Written and Performed by Aleks Syntek
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Life and love at the end of the millennium
28 September 1999 | by (Mexico City) – See all my reviews

This is the story of three couples in their thirties facing life and love at the end of the millennium. The movie is funny at times and very serious and dramatical at others. Damian Bichir's character usually breaks the mood at the most dramatical moments; I liked that. I'm also glad to see the success of this very well done movie, at least in Mexico City, it's been playing in theatres for almost 4 months now. I hope this gives the people involved enough funds to make another good movie...


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