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The Other Side of the Bed (2002)
"El otro lado de la cama" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Musical  -  5 July 2002 (Spain)
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Two couples entwine on their search for love.

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Ernesto Alterio ...
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Guillermo Toledo ...
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María Esteve ...
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Lucia
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Carol Salvador ...
Victoria
Geli Albaladejo ...
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Coté Soler ...
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Storyline

When Paula leaves her mate Pedro, he misses her and looks for comfort with his best friends, Javier and Sonia. Paula is having an affair with Javier. The cuckold Pedro tries to find who is the secret lover of Paula, and hires a private eye. Meanwhile, while comforting Pedro, Sonia has one night stand with him and Javier thinks she is cheating him with her lesbian friend Lucia. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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lie | liar | adultery | friend | love | See All (132) »

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Sometimes the game of love requires a little cheating... See more »


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Rated R for sexuality/nudity and language | See all certifications »

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5 July 2002 (Spain)  »

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$473,403 (Spain) (5 July 2002)

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$5,177,200 (Europe) (9 August 2002)
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The dress shown by María Esteve was worn by his mother Marisol in Marisol rumbo a Río (1963). See more »

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Followed by The 2 Sides of the Bed (2005) See more »

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Mucho mejor
Written by Ariel Rot (as A. Rotenberg)
Performed by Ernesto Alterio, María Esteve, Nathalie Poza, Alberto San Juan,
Guillermo Toledo, Paz Vega and Natalia Verbeke
Editorial SGAE
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Smart, Spanish comedy about infidelity
10 October 2004 | by (Seattle WA USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is well written, well directed, well acted, and fresh.

The sex is integral to the movie, and only modest amounts of skin are shown.

This is great comedy.

It's subtle, and deserves a viewing.

You are at first drawn into a plot involving infidelity, but the behavior slowly spreads to all four of the primary characters, and by movie's end the entanglements are complete and there is much fun to be had.

Do rent this.


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