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Compassionate Sex (2000)
"Sexo por compasión" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  30 June 2000 (Spain)
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Dolores is a mature and kind woman whose husband abandons her because he can't stand her uncanny generosity. Desperate to get her husband back, she devotes her life to works of charity, ... See full summary »

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Dolores is a mature and kind woman whose husband abandons her because he can't stand her uncanny generosity. Desperate to get her husband back, she devotes her life to works of charity, which is to go to bed with the other men of the town. Dolores, now "Lolita", becomes so famous that all men seek out her help now. It is through her compassionate sex that she brings back the color and the happiness to a town that was immersed in sadness. La historia de Dolores, una mujer madura y bondadosa. Tan buena es, que el marido decide abandonarla, y ella, en un intento desesperado por recuperarlo decide hacer obras de caridad pecando con los otros hombres del pueblo. Ahora todos los hombres quieren conocer a Dolores -ahora Lolita- que, con su sexo por compasión, devolverá el color y la alegría a un pueblo que se encontraba hundido en la tristeza. Written by HoMordomo

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A Delightful and Probably One of the Weirdest Romance Ever
10 May 2004 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In a small village in Spain, the middle-aged Dolores (Elisabeth Margooni) is a very good catholic woman, considered almost a saint by the villagers. However, her beloved husband Manolo (José Sancho) leaves her with the argument that she was too perfect, without any sin in her life. Dolores tries to find how she could commit a sin, and in the local bar she hears that the worst thing a woman could do to a man was to cheat him with another man. Dolores adopts the pseudonym of Lolita and has sex for compassion with all the men of the village. The local priest becomes jealous with the situation, since people compare Dolores with a saint and she raises money to rebuild the church. The small town becomes colorful and brightness with her attitude. Things change when Manolo returns to the village. This surreal movie uses the idea of the 1998 `Pleasantville', regarding to the use of black & white and colors to express the feeling of the villagers. The direction of Laura Mañá and the performance of the unknown cast are marvelous. The simple story hooks-up the attention of the viewer along the 109 minutes without being boring in any moment. The soundtrack is another magnificent attraction of this wonderful film. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): ` Sexo Por Compaixão' (` Sex For Compassion')


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