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The Ugliest Woman in the World (1999)

La mujer más fea del mundo (original title)
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 ...
Ayudante del forense
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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Stunning!
9 June 2004 | by (Istanbul, Turkey) – See all my reviews



I was expecting La Mujer Mas Fea Del Mundo to be an average or slightly above average movie. Oh boy, how wrong! First of all, it's unique, but it doesn't screw it up. It somehow reminded me a little bit of El Dia De La Bestia, which I don't know why. All in all, it seems like Almodovar isn't the only Spaniard to direct excellent films. La Mujer Mas Fea Del Mundo is a sci-fi, a comedy, and has a good touch of romance too. The plot is extraordinary and well-managed. The acting is perfect. The stuttering guy and Elia Galera could very well win something like an Oscar. It's quite captivating too, I couldn't leave my chair for a second! A perfect 10 for this great, different movie. Highly recommended!


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