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The Ugliest Woman in the World (1999)
"La mujer más fea del mundo" (original title)

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2012 Madrid DF. Lola Otero, the ugliest woman in the world, suffers the cruelty of the people until at 18 a surgery transforms her into a beauty. When the mutilated corpse of an old woman is discovered, it seems Lola as suspicious.

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Lola Otero
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Teniente Arribas
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Sargento Pelayo
Héctor Alterio ...
Dr. Werner
Alberto San Juan ...
Luis Casanova
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Abella
Guillermo Toledo ...
Lafuente
David Pinilla ...
Pizarro
Pablo Pinedo ...
León
Saturnino García ...
El forense
Carlos Lucas ...
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Penélope Velasco ...
Cuca Maragato
Ramón Barea ...
Sr. Otero
Lourdes Bartolomé ...
La enfermera (the nurse)
Alicia Agut ...
La monjita (the nun)
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2012 Madrid DF. Lola Otero, the ugliest woman in the world, suffers the cruelty of the people until at 18 a surgery transforms her into a beauty. When the mutilated corpse of an old woman is discovered, it seems Lola as suspicious.

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Powerful performance from the leading lady
17 January 2007 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

Not extreme, not as clever as it seems to think it is and not as funny either but it is certainly very different and tries very hard. One of the main problems is the CGI effects which overwhelm the slight, if effective, storyline. It is very Spanish and is bound to upset many with it's seeming misogyny and quite unnecessary grubby remarks by the police officers. This may all be part of showing how out of touch the Spanish police are but it grates a little today and reminds one of a 70's Hong Kong flick. Powerful performance from the leading lady but that's about it really. Has to be seen but it's only just above average, unfortunately.


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