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

R  |   |  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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Stayed on movie theaters for 27 consecutive weeks. 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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¨Supermambo¨
Written by Christian Basso and Diego Frenkel
Performed by ¨La Portuaria¨
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Mexico is getting better every next movie
9 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

At last. Mexico's movies were often bad. We love Hollywood so much we are now blocked to accept the evolution of the mexican film making. I loved it because it describes real situations in our society, distant worlds in our minds, selfishness, affairs, etc. Vocabulary plays an important job during dialogs because its the usual, the one used by the people, not the one used in films in past years. Congratulations Mexico!!


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